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    Phoronix: Raspberry Pi Working On A "More Normal" Media Stack

    Eric Anholt of Broadcom's latest open-source Linux driver work hasn't been on their BCMV Vulkan driver or their newer VC5 Gallium3D driver, but rather improving the multimedia stack for existing Raspberry Pi devices...

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  • #2
    I can not wait to be able to test this. Tried to do a full upgrade last month, while it worked I lost mouse and keyboard control for some reason. Most likely something I did (followed the guide on his github). If anyone has had luck doing a full upgrade (kernel, libdrm, Mesa, X Server), let me know any tricks that were needed!


    • #3
      What is the current situation with Rasberry Pi? Can you boot with a normal kernel or do you still need a specific kernel?


      • #4
        I have a pi 3 coming off home monitoring duties soon and would be nice to do Kodi or something with it with generic mess.
        (I use vms to build k8s).