[libre-riscv-dev] Vulkanizing

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed Feb 19 18:50:56 GMT 2020

On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 6:26 PM Veera <vklr at vkten.in> wrote:

> At the start Intel PC's had a core CPU and all others had to be done
> through IO. For graphics we used to have ISA, then PCI cards. So in PC's
> the concept of separate CPU and GPU. But Videocore, PowerVR, MALI etc
> could have done hybrid but they chose to keep it as separate IP's,
> perhaps for selling the IP's to others.

eexactly, because to design something that has to add 3D instructions
to ARMv7, and instructions to ARMv7, and instructions to MIPS, and
instructions to x86, and and and and and and and, this is not a viable
"business", it is a recipe for disaster.


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