video/graphics on GTA02

Lorn Potter lpotter at
Wed Mar 26 10:18:52 CET 2008

Tom Cooksey wrote:
>>> I had those questions too, I think that when 3D specs of the Glamo chip
>>> will be available, it will be possible to make some 3D-accelerated
>>> tasks, but I've no idea about the performances of this chip. Anyway I
>>> don't think it's so great...
>> Right, but because it is local to the glamo where the memory is, it is
>> possible it can surprise us a bit.
>> Currently the Glamo data is under NDA, if anyone with experience on this
>> end is interested to write the driver support they should definitely let
>> us know.
> I've been toying with the idea of doing some 3D driver work on the Glamo
> in my spare time for a few months. I'm currently working on OpenGL ES
> support in Qt/Embedded (formally Qtopia Core). As part of this work, I'm
> trying to get to grips with the DRM and am starting work on a Qt/E screen
> driver which uses the DRM modesetting branch. 
> I don't have any experience in writing 3D drivers, but I've poked around
> the DRM sources and have a fair idea of how it all hangs together. I've also 
> had a brief look around the Xglamo sources. This would be a personal 
> project, in my own time, completely unrelated to Trolltech. 
> What would be involved in getting the docs for the Glamo? I.e. is it possible 
> for an individual to sign the NDA and if so, what would the NDA contain.
> E-mail me off-list if you believe that would be more appropriate.

Hi Tom,

smedia wanted $15,000 for the spec docs for their chip.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech

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