[cairo] Re: Making Cairo friendlier for embedded use
sean.sweng at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 14:26:24 PST 2006
Our embedded platforms are:
64MB to 128MB
XScale ARM CPU 400MHz (no fpu)
On 3/28/06, Leon Woestenberg <leonw at mailcan.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Damian Dixon wrote:
> >>From: Leon Woestenberg [mailto:leonw at mailcan.com]
> >>I assume that "low powered" means having no FPU then, instead of the
> >>wattage your targets are consuming :-)
> > No FPU or very limited with CPU clock speeds starting at 350MHz.
> > OS's include VxWorks 5.4, 5.5 & 6, as well as Linux and M$.
> > We also provide support for M$ Windows (Desktop, Server and Embedded).
> > Smallest memory target is 32MB with OS and Graphics taking up 12MB of
> > the available memory.
> Our embedded platform profiles are:
> 200+ MHz, no-FPU (such as Intel IXP42x, or ARM9's).
> 200+ MHz FPU targets (Cirrus ARM9 EP9307 or Freescale Coldfire 5274 or
> Minimum OS: uCos-II (50 kB), eCos (60 kB), Linux (1 MB)
> Minimum applications: 1 MB.
> No graphics accelerators so far, however we are interested in seeing if
> we can find embedded GPU's that match our requirements (mostly HDTV
> output, OpenGL drivers).
> More than just the embedded targets, interesting is what deserves the
> most attention in terms of what changes we would like to see to existing
> packages to be feasible for deployment on these targets.
> For example, X is often too resource hungry. "Directfb" will do it for
> us. Debian has ported (well, Mike Emmel has!) their installer (GTK
> based) to directfb.
> Interesting could be to generate a small configuration of cairo,
> freetype, GTK and directfb.
> Leon Woestenberg.
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