[haiku-development] Re: Raspberry Pi (was: Re: Porting Haiku to a current PowerPC hardware)

Without the video driver does not make sense to use the Raspberry Pi.
Because the whole is too weak, and thanks to the GPU you can decode
1080p.

2012/4/18 François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>:
> On 18/04/2012 20:09, Pete Goodeve wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 07:03:42AM -0500, Alexander von Gluck wrote:
>>> On 18.04.2012 03:17, Ralf Schülke wrote:
>>>> Raspberry Pi = 30 €
>>>>
>>>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/ [3]
>>>>
>>>
>>> +1.
>>>
>>> My Pi shows up in two days ^_^
>>>
>> Veering a bit from the original topic, I'll be very interested to follow
>> the progress of "Pi-ku", but I wonder how feasible it will be.
>>
>> Coincidentally I was at a conference over the weekend where Eben
>> Upton himself joined a session (via Skype) on Open Source Hardware.
>> He pointed out that the Pi is not (yet) a completely open platform.
>> I think the audio in particular is proprietary.  So there might be some
>> haggling involved before one could get a full port.  He did say that they
>> were working hard on opening everything, though.
>
> Well it's not that much of a problem since it ships with GNU/Linux, if
> we have the source of the drivers. Of course it's not as easy as if the
> specs were all open (as they should be).
>
> The biggest problem likely is the GPU which is proprietary. But well, we
> are already used to VESA mode, so... :^)
>
> François
>

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