Hello all! I’d like to get a sense of the extent to which the Librem 5 is leveraging the computational power of the embedded Vivante GC7000Lite GPU. I’d like to compare various situations to see if it is better with 2D or 3D situations, etc. Typically, there are programs that allow us to visualize what the GPU is up to, such as nvtop and intel_gpu_top. In the case of NXP, there is a proprietary program called Verisilicon IDE with something called vAnalyzer, but I’d need a corporate account to get it and I don’t think it would even work because the L5 is using the etnaviv driver. (Embedded Linux for i.MX Applications Processors | NXP Semiconductors)
On to etnaviv, there are some gpu tests on their github but they look to be very basic/primitive. (GitHub - etnaviv/etnaviv_gpu_tests: Etnaviv GPU tests: This repository contains various tests for Vivante GPUs based on the Etnaviv DRM driver) They are so old that I’m having trouble building them successfully. I’m still going to try to get them going on my L5, but I thought I’d reach out to see if anyone has ever seen some kind of visualization software for the Vivante line of GPUs.