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Thread: Freedreno 3D Driver Hits Rendering Milestone

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    Default Freedreno 3D Driver Hits Rendering Milestone

    Phoronix: Freedreno 3D Driver Hits Rendering Milestone

    While not as far along as the ARM Lima driver or even OpenFIMG, the open-source reverse-engineered "Freedreno" driver for Qualcomm's Snapdragon graphics hardware has hit a rendering milestone. There's also a small ARM Mali driver update...

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

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    Can't wait for the day that my cell phone can run open source bottom through top.

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    is that (semi-) official? I only get for my cellphone a arm prozessor and for the router other than that right now I will not buy such device ever.... except something changes in the driver policy of arm companies...

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    There's plenty MIPS routers and phones around, too.

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    hmm nice to know ^^ but 1. for a router it doesnt matter that there are no grafics drivers and to the phones are there free grafic drivers for this mips-phones?

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    It depends quite a lot on what graphics IP happens to be inside. But usually the MIPS graphics are closed, too.

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