Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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RE: Its not the CPU... its the GPU
by sithlord2 on Sun 16th Sep 2012 01:49 UTC in reply to "Its not the CPU... its the GPU"
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The PowerVR is also used in the ARM Pandaboard, and is fully accelerated on Linux. Both hardware mpeg4 encoding and decoding are available via GStreamer plugins and it has full X support with hardware acceleration. The drivers are not open-source, but that's a totally different issue.

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