[MeeGo-dev] N900 Questions...
thiago at kde.org
Mon Mar 22 07:56:29 CDT 2010
Em Segunda-feira 22 Março 2010, às 13:34:18, Adrian Yanes escreveu:
> On 22 March 2010 14:30, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Adrian Yanes <devel at ayanes.com> wrote:
> >>> There are any number of reasons for that, including "it's cheaper".
> >> Can you put an example where the cost is the factor of choosing?
> > Hardware with closed source drivers can easily be cheaper than
> > hardware with (good) open source ones.
> A specific example? Model / Vendor
The N900, which has an OMAP3430 with a PowerVR SGX 530 GPU.
In fact, the entire OMAP3 line comes with PowerVR SGX 530.
Until someone develops *good* open-source drivers for it, we're stuck with the
Imagination closed-source ones.
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