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    Default NVIDIA Tegra Is Not Targeted By Nouveau

    Phoronix: NVIDIA Tegra Is Not Targeted By Nouveau

    This week on the Nouveau mailing list it was asked whether the NVIDIA Tegra GPUs will be supported by the reverse-engineered Nouveau driver that's created by the open-source community. The Nouveau driver has no plans at this point to support this growingly popular NVIDIA SoC graphics processor...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTM2Nw

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    Default I've known this for...

    A few months now, was no secret if you asked in their IRC they stated that nobody in Nouveau even had access to any Tegra based hardware with nobody stating plans to pick any up.

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    Its a shame, because I would really like an ARM laptop.

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    Know if they plan on targeting the old Xbox nvidia chip?

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    Default cheap arm laptop

    there is a very cheap Tegra2 based laptop available (the Toshiba AC100 for less than 200 ), but only if you don't live somewhere on the american continent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireBurn View Post
    Know if they plan on targeting the old Xbox nvidia chip?
    The old XBox GPU is a normal nv4x. It *should* work with the current driver. Maybe there are a few endian problems or other minor issues, but basically it should be possible to use the GPU just fine.

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