[Public WebGL] Re: Android FireFox on Kindle Fire

Jon Buckley [email protected]
Wed Feb 1 08:12:44 PST 2012

We have a Raspberry Pi at Seneca College that the Fedora ARM team is currently using to get Fedora 14 running on it. I'll ask them if they've got a WebGL-capable version of Firefox or Chrome running on the device, and whether some WebGL demos work on it.


On 2012-02-01, at 11:05 AM, Robert Richter wrote:

> Indeed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi#Specifications
> CPU:	700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core (ARM11 family) [3]
> GPU:	Broadcom VideoCore IV,[35] OpenGL ES 2.0, 1080p30 h.264/MPEG-4 AVC high-profile decode [3]
> Memory (SDRAM):	128 MiB	256 MiB
> It already runs Arch/Debian linux. I assume it would run (slowly).
> From: "John Tamplin" <[email protected]>
> To: "Benoit Jacob" <[email protected]>
> Cc: [email protected], "public webgl" <[email protected]>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 10:57:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [Public WebGL] Re: Android FireFox on Kindle Fire
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 10:50 AM, Benoit Jacob <[email protected]> wrote:
> I don't know anything specific to the Raspberry Pi, but if it runs Android and has a OpenGL ES 2 driver, then the standard Firefox/Android build should work fine with WebGL.
> The Raspberry Pi is a cheap SBC running Linux, and is unlikely to run Android.  However, it already supports OpenGL ES 2 and other than perhaps memory concerns I would expect normal desktop FF to work fine with it.
> http://www.raspberrypi.org/
> -- 
> John A. Tamplin
> Software Engineer (GWT), Google

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