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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] EOMA68 - libre software, libre hardware, and e

From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] EOMA68 - libre software, libre hardware, and eco-friendly too!
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2016 16:56:48 +0000 (UTC)
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Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@...> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 10:52:36AM +1200, Koz Ross wrote:
> > I just came across this amazing project:
> >

> You probably can use it as a framebuffer with some simple framebuffer
> driver, but this is hardly ideal as the project page seems to imply.

 i believe koz pointed it out but i compiled up the xf86-video-driver-fbturbo
 successfully, which uses the 2D acceleration available with the A20 (G2D).
 i then reported that to the parabola developers... and i was really
 pleasantly surprised when one of them packaged it up within a couple of

 so the 2D accelerated sunxi xorg driver is now a standard part of
 Parabola-ARM GNU/Linux-libre.  you *don't* end up with heavy CPU load
 due to "simple framebuffer".


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