[Mesa-users] chromebook compatibility
amberlauer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 12:39:50 EDT 2019
Great point. I'm mostly thinking of the Chromebooks that have the Intel
core i3-5-7 processors. Regardless of architecture, I think the rest are
too under powered to run MESA. The basic Linux beta subsystem on these new
tabs would probably be sufficient and compatible for ssh for those that are
running MESA remotely. Though they probably won't have the capability to
tunnel X-window. So no pgplot. I know the high end pixel books could be
dual booted anyway. Not sure about these new ones.
On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:51 PM Jon Brase <jon.brase at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not so much an expert on MESA, but from a general computing
> perspective I have one question for you and one for the rest of the list
> that should help determine how likely you are to run into trouble.
> For you: What Chromebook model are you planning on using?
> For everybody else: MESA specifies that it requires a 64-bit processor,
> but are there any dependencies on x86 specifically? If there are no
> intentional dependencies, has MESA been tested on anything other than x86?
> Some Chromebooks (not all) use ARM processors, which may end up being an
> issue for Amber if MESA is (by design or because of a bug that hasn't been
> exposed in testing) not portable across architectures.
> -------- Original message --------
> From: amber lauer via Mesa-users <mesa-users at lists.mesastar.org>
> Date: 4/23/2019 14:24 (GMT-06:00)
> To: MESA List <mesa-users at lists.mesastar.org>
> Subject: [Mesa-users] chromebook compatibility
> I know this is a longshot but has anyone tried to get MESA working on the
> new chromebook beta linux (not clean install)? Most chromebooks are probaly
> too underpowered to run MESA, but some of the google branded ones are
> pretty high end.
> Amber Lauer
> Postdoctoral Researcher
> Triangle Universities Nuclear Lab
> Duke University
> amber.lauer at tunl.duke.edu <amber.lauer at duke.edu>
Triangle Universities Nuclear Lab
amber.lauer at tunl.duke.edu <amber.lauer at duke.edu>
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