qemu & hardware gfx acceleration
michael.hope at linaro.org
Mon Apr 9 20:52:37 UTC 2012
On 10 April 2012 07:13, John Stultz <johnstul at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> So the Google Android team just posted this:
> Which shows their device emulator running w/ hardware acceleration. Since I
> know they started with qemu, I was curious if there was any details as to if
> these sorts of changes were making it back upstream to qemu, or if qemu had
> its own plans for hardware acceleration?
> Unfortunately there's little technical details in the post above. The video
> is clearly running on OS X, so I'm not sure if this will also be usable w/
> Linux hosts, but I could be wrong there.
Hi John. Peter can say more, but I think they've done two things:
pass OpenGL operations through to the host and run a virtualised x86
Android image instead of a JITted ARM Android image. I don't know
what's going upstream but the Google QEMU people are friendly and have
cherry picked from us before.
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