[LAU] Graphic card
dpchrist at holgerdanske.com
Sun Dec 28 19:31:17 UTC 2014
On 12/28/2014 06:24 AM, Raphaël Mouneyres wrote:
> Le 26 déc. 2014 à 09:26, David Christensen <dpchrist at holgerdanske.com> a écrit :
>> 1. Some chips (Atom?) have proprietary graphics without Linux support.
> I have two Intel D525MW Atom based boards running Archlinux, video driver is working perfectly out of the box.
> I use those board to do realtime audio using linux sampler and RME PCI audiocard, it does an excellent job.
Yes, that's an older atom board that I remember looking at (first dual
core?). I seem to recall that it has pre- Intel HD Graphics, and should
be well supported by FOSS operating systems.
A more recent Atom board that caught my eye has a dual core CPU and dual
I wanted to use these for silent SFF thin clients, infrastructure
micro-servers, firewall/ routers, etc.. But, then I researched the
graphics -- Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3600 Graphics Controller
The graphics core is proprietary PowerVR SGX545:
At the time, there was no FOSS support, so I dropped the idea.
Intel has since released a FOSS driver:
But, it is not well supported:
Currently, I would be interested in an Intel NUC with dual Gigabit; but
they don't make one AFAIK.
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