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Vulkan is coming to Raspberry Pi: first triangle

Following on from our recent announcement that Raspberry Pi 4 is OpenGL ES 3.1 conformant, we have some more news to share on the graphics front. We have started work on a much requested feature: an open-source Vulkan driver!

Vulkan

Standards body Khronos describes Vulkan as “a new generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs”. The Vulkan API has been designed to better accommodate modern GPUs and address common performance bottlenecks in OpenGL, providing graphics developers with new means to squeeze the best performance out of the hardware.

First triangle

The “first triangle” image is something of a VideoCore graphics tradition: while I arrived at Broadcom too late to witness the VideoCore III version, I still remember the first time James and Gary were able to get a flawless, single-tile, RGB triangle out of VideoCore IV in simulation. So, without further ado, here’s the VideoCore VI Vulkan version.

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Before you get too excited, remember that this is just the start of the development process for Vulkan on Raspberry Pi. While there have been community efforts in the direction of Vulkan support (originally on VideoCore IV) as far back as 2018, Igalia has only been working on this new driver for a few weeks, and we still have a very long development roadmap ahead of us before we can put an actual driver in the hands of our users. So don’t hold your breath, and instead look forward to more news from us and Igalia as they make further development progress.

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This thread is almost an ETA Prime thread :olol:

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It is. He's the main guy testing everything out.

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I pretty much watch every video he releases

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It's a great channel.

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Here's another one :olol:


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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed May 20, 2020 12:59 am

That looks quite nice. If you could get it without the Pi 3 and if it works with the Pi 4, that would be good.

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Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 12:59 am
That looks quite nice. If you could get it without the Pi 3 and if it works with the Pi 4, that would be good.
The I/O ports are different on the Pi 4 compared to the Pi 3, so they'd have to release a new version sadly

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Post by Skynet » Wed May 20, 2020 5:47 pm

I started watching this. The case looks good, but then it's just Emulation Station so I didn't care too much beyond that. I understand how ES works, I don't need another video on that :olol:

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Skynet wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 5:47 pm
I started watching this. The case looks good, but then it's just Emulation Station so I didn't care too much beyond that. I understand how ES works, I don't need another video on that :olol:
Skipped all of it too after the unboxing :olol:

It's funny going into a Microcenter these days, they've gone hard on the Arduino/RPi scene in the past few years. 10 years ago, they had a full console gaming section with all the major systems. But that's all gone now and replaced with microcontrollers and single-board computers. They even sell full arcade kits with a Raspberry Pi and monitor included.

Their stores are pretty rare too, only 25 locations in the entire country. I have to drive at least 4 hours (Minnesota) or 6 hours (Kansas City) for the nearest stores.


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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:53 am


Playing a variety of PC games on Raspberry Pi 4 has long been a pipe dream, but not anymore. Thanks to advancements in emulation with box86, open source games with doom 3, or just the ingenuity of some frameworks the situation for running full PC games (even Steam games on a raspberry pi 4 windows 10 like environment) is looking bright for raspberry pi os.

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