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Re: Fedora/PowerPC on PlayStation 3



On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 01:41:13PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 13:02 +0000, Keith G wrote:
> > Forgive my ignorance, but will this actually allow a linux game to
> > take full advantage of the graphical capabilities of the PS3?  Or are
> > there restrictions preventing this? 
> 
> Unfortunately it doesn't -- the Linux video support is currently just a
> linear framebuffer. Hopefully Sony will get a clue and open it up a
> little more some time soon.
> 
> We may well find a way to abuse the SPUs to do acceleration in the
> meantime :)

FYI, spu-*-elf GCC port has been recently submitted for inclusion in GCC 4.3
(though, it hasn't been committed yet).

	Jakub


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