[Arm-netbook] Should we support libre.computer's efforts at promoting lima?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed Oct 17 08:43:29 BST 2018

USD $1m would fund the Libre RISC-V 3D GPU effort through to 100%
completion including quite likely actual test silicon in a smaller
geometry like 65 / 55nm (700mhz or so, which for a GPU would be damn


On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 3:45 AM <doark at mail.com> wrote:
> <Quote name=libre.computer>
> $1,000,000 Goal Reward: Reverse Engineering and Upstreaming a Open Source
> Mali Utgard
> The Mali-450 GPU currently uses a blob for X11/Wayland/DRM. This is less
> than ideal and it is one of the sticking points in terms of open source
> facing ARM adoption on multiple platforms. If we reach this amount, we
> commit the necessary resources to upstream Mali Utgard GPU family support
> in the Linux kernel and Mesa. This effort will take approximately a year.
> We will announce more stretch goals as we move farther along the campaign.
> </Quote>
> Yes!
> But it is a BIG goal.
> Thanks!
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