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

  • From: Przemysław Pintal <premislaus1988@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:28:02 +0200

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

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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