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    Phoronix: OpenFIMG Graphics Driver Slow To Advance

    When it comes to open-source reverse-engineered ARM graphics drivers, most of what's talked about these days is the Lima driver for ARM's Mali graphics cores and then Freedreno for Qualcomm's Snapdragon, but even older than those driver initiatives has been OpenFIMG...

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    As someone who now posesses a Galaxy Spice aka Galaxy Portal in the UK it's amazing what this one guy has done

    He's single handedly backward engineered all the binary blob drivers for it (fixing the bugs present in the offical drivers) porting it all to the 3.0 kernel and improving what is a very lowend underspec'd phone

    Despite there not being very many updates lately he has been updating his github and speaking with other developers about the code he develops - which as I said is a whole port of CM7 and CM9 for the spica

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: OpenFIMG Graphics Driver Slow To Advance

    When it comes to open-source reverse-engineered ARM graphics drivers, most of what's talked about these days is the Lima driver for ARM's Mali graphics cores and then Freedreno for Qualcomm's Snapdragon, but even older than those driver initiatives has been OpenFIMG...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEyNTg
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    http://forum.samdroid.net/f63/discus...tml#post219278

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