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How install graphic hardware accelerator driver to nanopi2 ?

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Please, answer me - how i can install hardware graphic accelerator driver into, debian OS ?
Processor S5P4418 has internal Mali 400MP accelerator , but original os image from vendor hasn't drivers for this hardware. How i can install video driver & OpenGl libraries ?
I need it , par example for XBMC (Kodi) software running. This software wrote "This software run only with hardware accelerator"

I found some code on https://github.com/friendlyarm/linux-3. ... /nxp_ion.c
but i don't know what i can do with this code

Best regards, Serge
Hi We don't have much experience in it with Debian. Samsung has some OpenGL libraries however it doesn't have much support for this nor does it have detailed steps or instructions on how to use the libraries. We haven't studied this topic very much.
Thank's . How about video drivers only (without OpenGL, only Mali 400 support). Is it possible - to get it for Debian installation ?
p.s. Raspberry Pi2 have a full package video drivers, with h/w accelerator to Debian OS too

Best regards, Serge
Escuse me. I found open source drivers here http://malideveloper.arm.com/resources/ ... l-drivers/
This is absolutely free (from Samsung) drivers and source code
Core for Debian are located here on the Github - as i know https://github.com/friendlyarm/linux-3.4.y

How is having two of these packages is to change the video driver ? Are You agree, that it is silly to use CPU with the integrated high-performance GPU into the motherboard and not use it in the Operating System. Why spend the money ?

Best regards, Serge
Hello Serge

this is very useful information, but I just want to check that the nano Pi's are actually using Mali GPU, I am finding it hard to get information on the GPU itself.

I do find it strange that the current builds of Debian are not using GPU acceleration, it must cause a massive drop in performance.

When I take delivery of my Nano machines I will try these drivers out. Unfortunately I am not a Linux OS coder, I am only looking for the drivers to make my test projects work, but I will give feedback when I can on how useful the drivers are

thanks again for such useful information

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