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PS3 GPU Use in Linux Video available!

PS3 GPU Use in Linux Video available! 50°
382w ago - CNLohr shared this video of the recent PS3 Linux 3D Graphics access progress. This is an example of code running on Linux, under the hypervisor talking to the Nvidia RSX (video card) on the PlayStation 3. This is done entirely without proprietary drivers.

Shown is 3 animated quads, drawn in immediate mode as well as a series of triangles in the background drawn using an index buffer. This demo is a modified version of IronPeter's...
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Linux 3D graphics access on PS3!

Linux 3D graphics access on PS3! 50°
382w ago - The hunt for 3D graphics access from homebrew/Linux ("Other OS") on the PS3 has finally paid off. Glaurung with the help of IronPeter and others have now released a draft kernel module along with the Xorg driver.

To quote: The contexts are truely independent including:
- object bindings:...
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One step closer to 3D graphics access on PS3...

One step closer to 3D graphics access on PS3... 200°
389w ago - The quest for 3D graphics access via homebrew/Linux (Other OS) on the PS3 is beginning to progress significantly. Recently, IronPeter managed to blit the push buffer from user land using fifo control registers.

To quote: I was able to run blit push buffer from the user land using fifo control regs. There was some kind of protection. Very weak protection.

It works unstable for now, but it does work. Probably, it's...
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Petition for Sony to enable RSX in Linux reached 10,000 signatures

Petition for Sony to enable RSX in Linux reached 10,000 signatures 100°
392w ago - The petition for Sony to open the RSX for use in Linux has exceeded 10,000 signatures. With enough signatures we might be able to convince Sony to unlock the PS3 and enable realistic homebrew through Linux.

Please everyone sign up and help get the PS3 opened!
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