[Letux-kernel] +++ PVR/SGX with LetuxOS Kernel running on GTA04 +++

Josua Mayer josua.mayer at jm0.eu
Sun Nov 24 11:57:06 CET 2019


Well done, Nikolaus!

Am 23.11.19 um 09:36 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller:
> 
>> Am 23.11.2019 um 09:11 schrieb Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>:
>> On Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:16:11 +0100
>> "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> I managed to get the latest kernel driver and user-space running on the GTA04 (with Debian Stretch 9.9).
>>>
>>> See Video:	https://youtu.be/DDAEnDMVV3U
>>>
>>> and compare:	https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_QGU6e3eyA
>>>
>> congrats, looks nice.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Well, it is several years late [1] but LetuxOS still provides updates :)
> 
>> Now the interesting question: Which applications besides typical 3D
>> stuff run faster with it.
I found that Wayland Compositors usually utilize OpenGL-ES. Weston has a
backend using gles, and wlroots also relies on it.

So I would expect the wayland stack in general to profit from this work.
> 
> I would assume that some 3D games run faster.
> 
>> And no, I do not want to use SGX to accelerate the replicant 6
>> "bootanimation"
> 
> :) Although that would also be helpful.
> 
> The next big task will be to make it (optionally) work with replicant,
> i.e. replicant 6 works without and with SGX installed at user's choice.
> 
> AFAIR, I still have to fix the makesd -r replicant stuff before...
> 
> BR,
> Nikolaus
> 
> [1]: http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-kernel/issues/449/
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