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Re: recommend a netbook for Debian deployment?

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:55 PM, Luc Verhaegen <libv@skynet.be> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 10:32:01PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Mikhail Ramendik <mr@ramendik.ru> wrote:
>> >> yeees, that CPU Card runs debian.  first thing i installed when i got it :)
>> >
>> > Cool. But I guess the A10 GPU (Mali400) is pretty basic compared to
>> > the aforementioned PowerVR?
>>  we're using the A20 which is dual-core, but yes it is.  part of the
>> issue there is that the moron in charge of MALI at ARM - the one who
>> thinks he's god - doesn't actually know what he's talking about, and
>> hasn't bothered to do any software optimisation of the parts of the
>> MALI libraries that run on the actual ARM cores.
>>  luc verbeghen did a _really_ simple memory-management system in
>> limadriver and got a *whopping* 30% performance increase *above* what
>> MALI can do on the exact same hardware.  and that's *without* having
>> done any other special kinds of optimisations.
> I am not sure who luc verbeghen is, or where he found this 30% increase.

 ha ha :)  thanks for correcting my ever-fault memory mr verhaegen :)


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