gnome desktop image for arm?

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Wed Jul 23 21:12:58 UTC 2014

On 07/23/2014 04:58 PM, John Morris wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-07-23 at 14:35 -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> I don't know if Gnome arm images are being spun up or not, but, the
>>> issue with Gnome on ARM is with the graphics, not necessarily the
>>> memory.
>> Allwinner A20 is suppose to have a fast GPU...
> OpenGL ES or full OpenGL?  Almost all Arm chips limit themselves to ES
> since that is all Android requires.  Yes it does make Arm kinda
> pointless for 'real computing' purposes, but the target market is
> phones, tablets and settop boxes.  A real pity.
> Next problem is all video drivers on Arm (except, depending how you
> split hairs, the Pi) are blobs.  If Fedora isn't officially admitting
> the otherwise pretty darned good Nvidia drivers exist I wouldn't hold my
> breath waiting for support for the craptastic stuff that passes for an
> embedded video driver.

Well I know what to ask the developers.

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