[vdr] will VDR run on this?

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Mon Aug 1 10:19:18 CEST 2011


Al 01/08/11 10:04, En/na Steffen Barszus ha escrit:
> 2011/8/1 Gerald Dachs <vdr at dachsweb.de>:
>>> http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/raspberry-pi-25-pc-goes-into-alpha-production-20110728/
>>>
>>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> VDR runs just fine on a seagate dockstar, so I see no reason why it
>> shouldn't run on this device, but I don't believe that it has enough power
>> show the TV signal via hdmi.
> 
> Not so sure, depending on driver availability:
> http://www.mikrocontroller.net/topic/224132#2254607
> 
> OpenGL ES 2.0
> 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
> 
> Well lets see, when it apears, if it will be available to normal
> people AND if the required driver will be there too.

It's broadcom, so I doubt it: the wolf may lose his teeth but never his nature.
At most (if anything) we'll get a binary blob tied to a specific kernel version
with no possible upgrade path.

Bye
-- 
Luca



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