MQMaker MiQi & ASUS Tinker Boards Get Linux 4.11 with 3D Graphics Acceleration

One day after the release of Linux 4.11, developer Miouyouyou” has released Linux 4.11 for Rockchip RK3288 platforms such as MQMaker MiQi and ASUS Tinker boards with some patchsets for ARM Mali r16p0 kernel drivers, ARM fbdev, and to improve performance.

The kernel has been tested with the Mali User-space r12p0 drivers for fbdev and wayland written for Firefly-RK3288, and some OpenGL ES 3.1/3.2 samples could successfully run on the board. 3D graphics acceleration does not work in X11 however.

Miouyouyou also plans to add support for Rockchip VPU code, as well as ARM gator, and document how to use ARM DS-5 Streamline for OpenGL ES 2.x/3.x debugging.

If you have a MiQi or Tinker board running Debian, you can try the kernel by adding beta.armbian.com Debian repository to your apt source file, and installing the following packages:


Via linux-rockchip G+ community.

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8 Replies to “MQMaker MiQi & ASUS Tinker Boards Get Linux 4.11 with 3D Graphics Acceleration”

  1. I would like to see linux distro with working wayland window manager on this board.
    But not with weston 🙂
    Latest gnome or KDE

  2. New release on the same github repo:

    Linux 4.12-rc5 released with Mali r17p0 drivers included.
    There are still issues with Tinkerboard that need to be solved regarding : Bluetooth initialization & Reboot
    Multiple modules for USB Webcam, DVB and gadgets were added.

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