New PowerVR SGX reverse engineering project

Simon Busch morphis at
Sat Jun 16 12:06:01 CEST 2012

Am 15.06.2012 21:34, schrieb Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller:
> FSF has set up a new PowerVR SGX reverse engineering project
> proposed by Luke K.C. Leighton.
> Since we have such a GPU in our GTA04 SoC (DM3730), I think there
> may be some interest here on this list to support this effort.
> The goal is to write free and open replacement drivers and firmware
> and maybe do fancy stuff with the GPU shader cores (signal and
> image processing).
> The mailing list is here:

The mailinglist is closed already cause of a possible lawsuit. Let me 
quote Bob Ham:

 > The GNU lawyers have apparently stated that this PowerVR reverse
 > engineering project should not be hosted by the GNU project (on
 > as there is a risk of the GNU project being the
 > subject of a lawsuit.  Yay for lawyers!
 > Unfortunately, that means this mailing list is now closing.  I
 > apologise for the inconvenience.


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