[Arm-netbook] Libre RISC-V SoC

Lauri Kasanen cand at gmx.com
Wed Jan 24 07:26:16 GMT 2018

On Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:48:13 -0500
Christopher Havel <laserhawk64 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a thin client with a 366MHz AMD Geode. YouTube anything (even @
> 240p) almost literally sets it on fire, even with an extremely lightweight
> Linux distro on it. It doesn't so much skip frames as it does entire 10+sec
> chunks... and that's with 512MB RAM. I can put a gig in there, sort of...
> system has a low-level timing issue, I found out from an insider guy --
> there is ONE make and model of 1gb PC2700 out there that will work. It's an
> APacer brand stick and it's absolutely hen's teeth because I've never found
> it. I've been looking for multiple years now...

..plus you need to use proper software, not Firefox/Chrome/whatever,
since those use inefficient methods to be able to overlay and transform
the content. Something like mplayer is both fast and likely to support
the accelerator(s).

- Lauri

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