[meta-freescale] Vivante GPU on i.MX6solo

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Mon Mar 24 19:07:42 PDT 2014

Hello Gary,

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Gary Thomas <gary at mlbassoc.com> wrote:
> I have a board which uses the i.MX6solo chip.  This CPU (SOC) has
> a different GPU than its cousins i.MX6Q and i.MX6dual.  When I try
> to run anything using the accelerated graphics, e.g. X server using
> the Vivante libraries, it crashes hard.
> I know that my SOC has a Vivante GC880 whereas the i.MX6Q uses the
> Vivante GC2000.
> Is there any way to get Vivante GPU support for my board/SOC?

Well, it is lacking a lot of information so it is quite hard to guess.
My guess is that you have an old BSP kernel and without the 4.6.9p13
patches. When those things happen you see a segfault in Xorg
initialization using the Vivante drivers.

Good luck debugging.

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