Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of ventana/gpu


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Timestamp:
10/05/2018 02:37:12 PM (10 days ago)
Author:
Tim Harvey
Comment:

added details about vivante driver vs etnaviv driver

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  • ventana/gpu

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    33[=#gpu]
    4 == GPU - Graphics Processing Unit
     4= IMX6 GPU - Graphics Processing Unit
    55The IMX6 contains 2D and 3D GPU support from Vivante with some variations based on the specific IMX SoC:
    66 * IMX6DUAL/QUAD:
     
    3535 * OpenVG 1.1 (Vector Graphics Acceleration)
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    37 Software Support:
     37
     38[=#software]
     39= IMX6 GPU Software Support
     40IMX6 GPU support was added to the mainline Linux kernel in the form of the reverse engineered 'etnaviv' driver in Linux 4.5.
     41
     42Prior to that, Freescale had patches for drivers that use some pre-compiled libraries. This is the case for the Gateworks 3.14 Linux kernel used for the Gateworks Yocto, Android, and Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) BSPs:
    3843 * Yocto BSP packages:
    3944  - gpu-viv-bin-mx6q