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Linux 5.7 Adds Support For The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Mainline PinePhone Support

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  • #11
    Originally posted by ehansin View Post
    Excuse my ignorance here, but does the mainline inclusion support for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC also mean there is graphics inclusion? I just don't know details, but do know that open source graphics on ARM is sore spot. According to here, it uses the Adreno 650 GPU:
    it looks like Google is intending to use Freedreno for the Qualcomm-based Chromebooks they are working on.

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    • #12
      As a owner of a PinePhone Braveheart, that's a very good news! Btw Michael PinePhone Ubuntu Touch Edition can now be pre-ordered: https://ubports.com/fr_FR/blog/notre...s-are-open-271 you should probably write an article about that

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      • #13
        Will the Xiaomi K30 pro (865 + WiFi 6 + BT 5 + UFS 3 + NFC + Sd) be able to use Manjaro or "pinephone" OSs?
        Will pine be able to sell better GNU compatible phones based in future old 865 devices?

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        • #14
          Originally posted by archsway View Post

          it looks like Google is intending to use Freedreno for the Qualcomm-based Chromebooks they are working on.
          Ok, thanks. l looked it up. Don't know how well it works, but if the chip has out of the box support, including graphics, seems like a good thing to me!

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