Add ARM® Mali™ support to ICS Snowball

Registered by Patrik Ryd on 2011-12-02

Add support for hardware accelerated graphics on Snowball.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Zach Pfeffer
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
Patrik Ryd
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Mathieu Poirier
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for future
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 11.12
Started by
Mathieu Poirier on 2011-12-02
Completed by
Tony Mansson on 2011-12-21

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Notes:
[2011-Dec-05 patrik-ryd] According to Anmar "click-through support with a workaround" "should be in place within a weeks time so we not blocked "
[2011-Dec-05 patrik-ryd] Probably need vendor/st-ericsson/hardware/libgralloc
[2011-Dec-05 patrik-ryd] A few patches on surface flinger
[2011-Dec-12 patrik-ryd] We had Mali working on a Staging Snowball build last Friday. Next step is to deliver. :)
[2011-Dec-13 patrik-ryd] Patches and binaries delivered to igloocommunity.org. Patches pushed to gerrit for review
[2011-Dec-19 patrik-ryd] Tested landing snowball release today. Click wall looks ok and hw acceleration work for graphics. :)

Meta:
Roadmap id: ANDROID2011-ICS-LEB
Headline: Linaro Android for Snowball now has support for Mali hardware
Acceptance: It is possible to boot Android on Snowball with HW accelerated graphics

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Work Items

Work items:
[patrik-ryd] Get the latest Mali predelivered from ST-Ericsson internal project: DONE
[patrik-ryd] Check if more than the mali user space lib is needed.: DONE
[patrik-ryd] FOSS out changes: DONE
[patrik-ryd] Decide if changes should go to igloo or linaro: DONE
Make sure the click through is in place: DONE
[patrik-ryd] Build user space stuff: DONE
[mathieu.poirier] Integrate MALI support in the right kernel: DONE
Verify that userspace and kernel stuff work together in Linaro Android build: DONE
[patrik-ryd] Bring the userspace binary out into the open: DONE
[patrik-ryd] Verify that it still works in the open: DONE

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