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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

BeagleBoard & PandaBoard: PowerVR open source

If you use the PowerVR graphics processor (found in BeagleBoards, PandaBoards, Samsung Galaxy's, iPhone etc) then the following news is interesting.

The FSF is making reverse-engineering the binary blob drivers a top priority.

They are seeking to have an open source implementation of OpenGL 3 running on SGX540 hardware.

Full details here:
http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:PowerVR_drivers

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