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Etnaviv NPU Driver Further Boosts Performance, Striking Closer To The Proprietary Driver

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  • Etnaviv NPU Driver Further Boosts Performance, Striking Closer To The Proprietary Driver

    Phoronix: Etnaviv NPU Driver Further Boosts Performance, Striking Closer To The Proprietary Driver

    Merged for Mesa 24.1 is Teflon for Etnaviv NPU driver support in enabling reverse-engineered, open-source driver support for VeriSilicon NPU IP similar to the long-standing Etnaviv Gallium3D graphics support for Vivante graphics. Tomeu Vizoso who has been leading the work on the Etnaviv NPU support has managed to achieve another performance victory and taking the open-source driver performance closer to the proprietary driver...

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  • #2
    Nice, does this mean increased performance for the librem 5 too? Didn't that use some gpu based on the same hardware?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by vancha View Post
      Nice, does this mean increased performance for the librem 5 too? Didn't that use some gpu based on the same hardware?
      This about the NPU driver part of etnaviv and not the GPU driver part.

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      • #4
        always glad to see NPU acceleration support. For anyone who doesn't know NPU is not just used for AI crap like llama and co. It's also used for more general machine learning applications like computer vision and image processing, Speech to text and text to speech and more.

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