Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry Pi

By | August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments


Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi, a single board computer for only $25, has been making some waves in the tech community. Now, Oleg Romashin, Nokia’s principal engineer, has released a video, which shows the Firefox OS runtime running on such system.

According to Oleg, it was able to achieve a solid 60 frames per second for the WebGL animations, which is kind of neat, considering both hardware and software.

Check the following video for a complete demonstration:

Raspberry Pi hardware details:

SoC: Broadcom BCM2835 (CPU, GPU, DSP, and SDRAM)
CPU: 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core (ARM11 family)
GPU: Broadcom VideoCore IV, OpenGL ES 2.0, 1080p30 h.264/MPEG-4 AVC high-profile decoder
Memory (SDRAM): 256 MB (shared with GPU)

[Via: MozillaLinks]


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