[meta-freescale] [Sumo] Freescale iMX6 vivante support with EGLFS Qt5

Joe Rutledge joe.rutledge at phabrix.com
Fri Aug 31 08:22:21 PDT 2018

Hi Otavio,

Sorry, I'm still not clear! In order to get h/w graphics acceleration on 
the iMX6 I have to use the Vivante driver (correct?), which means I have 
to use either linux-imx or linux-fslc-imx. You have had success with 
other customers with Qt based on the linux-fslc-imx kernel? This is what 
I should use in order to get Qt with h/w GPU acceleration (the vivante 



On 31/08/18 15:07, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Hello Joe,
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 3:52 AM Joe Rutledge <joe.rutledge at phabrix.com> wrote:
>> TBH, I hadn't realised it was the close source kernel, it was just
>> whatever I was using before. I had assumed that linux-fslc-imx was the
>> closed source and linux-imx was the open source! I have an iMX6 and the
>> following are recipes are within meta-freescale, which should I be using?
>> linux-fslc
>> linux-fslc-4.9
>> linux-fslc-imx
>> linux-fslc-imx-rt
>> linux-imx-4.9.88
> linux-imx - provided by NXP
> linux-fslc-imx - it is a linux-imx plus stable kernel releases merges
> and community fixes
> Those two use the Vivante proprietary driver which uses the closed
> source user-space.
> linux-fslc is based on mainline. On master we have 4.17 support :-)

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