suggested video chip for next neo

Harald Welte laforge at
Sun Aug 19 06:22:25 CEST 2007

Guys, hardware questions go to neo1973-hardware, not community !!!

On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 11:18:05AM -0700, Laine Walker-Avina wrote:

>> The chip has more power then a ps2 or the Wii.
>> This could bring some serious graphical power to the phone.
>> what do you say?
>> Edwyn
> I'd say that the Freescale iMX31 would probably be better since it has 
> almost everything you need on board including GPU and it already has vendor 
> supported Linux BSP.

iMX31 doesn't exist in the free software universe since their drivers
are proprietary.  As are AMD/ATI Imageon.  As are the Ti OMAP graphics

Completely inacceptable for an open device.

- Harald Welte <laforge at>         
Software for the world's first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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