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

Fabio Estevam festevam at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 10:27:42 PDT 2018

Hi Joe.

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 12:22 PM, Joe Rutledge <joe.rutledge at phabrix.com> wrote:
> 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 driver)?

linux-fslc uses a mainline kernel (4.17) and  the graphics userspace
packages are standard ones: mesa, libdrm.

Mainline kernel has support for mx6 GPUs through the etnaviv driver.

Please give this is a try as it is a better solution for long time support.

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