Query re Mini 9 and 12

Tim Champion timchampion at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 11:56:25 CST 2009


>
> I had a feeling you were referring to the silence thus far about the
> GMA-500.  Currently the driver is a closed source solution due to a lot of
> the IP that's involved inside the hardware acceleration of that chip.  Intel
> has line of sight for an open source driver for it, but I can't assign a
> date to when that will be happening.
>

I am guessing that IP issue with the GMA 500 is that Intel did not develop
the chipset, it is a PowerVR SGX core licensed from Imagination Technologies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_GMA#GMA_500

Tim Champion
timchampion at gmail.com
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