Eric Anholt Gets More Of The VC5 OpenGL Gallium3D Driver In Order

Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 3 October 2017 at 06:34 AM EDT. 2 Comments
It's not yet merged to mainline Mesa, but Eric Anholt of Broadcom has spent the past week wiring up more of the OpenGL functionality for the in-development VC5 driver stack for the next-generation Broadcom graphics hardware.

Eric has been lowering Piglit's failure rate on the new VC5 Gallium3D driver bit by bit, support for the MADVISE ioctl is being worked on for the existing VC4 driver, DMA-BUF progress for being able to display / GL render from the Raspberry Pi's media decode engine's buffers, and MESA_tile_raster_order should appear in the Khronos OpenGL registry soon.

More details on these Broadcom open-source GPU driver happenings via their GitHub weekly blog.
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