Fedora-18 ARM release: support for OLPC hardware?

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Tue Jan 22 15:06:19 EST 2013

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 1:12 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> - Lack of support for an open X driver. Although there is now a
> project for reverse engineering the Vivante (sp?) driver I have no
> idea what the state of it is and whether it works with the XO HW.

The framebuffer driver in the kernel (dovefb) is open source, and can
be combined with the fbdev X driver to provide a pretty good X

The upstreaming of all the required kernel parts (including dovefb, I
think) is indeed the biggest blocker to providing an initial offering.


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