Wayland Direct Framebuffer (FreeBSD)

Ilia Bozhinov ammen99 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 14:56:24 UTC 2020


I am not very familiar with your type of setup, but maybe you can check
this project out, it is meant for kiosk setups:

Ilia Bozhinov

On Mon, 20 Jul 2020, 02:55 Lonnie Cumberland, <lonnie at outstep.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am working on a speciality project for a super ultra-thin distro that
> will basically run just a single graphical application in a type of Kiosk
> (fullscreen) mode and Xorg is just WAY too large for what I want to do.
> I am using FreeBSD and have started to look heavily into Direct
> Framebuffer (DRM) approaches.
> With that in mind, I have just learned that Waylan may support Direct
> Framebuffers and wanted to find out more about this if possible.
> The application that I will be using on the OS is just an RDP (or VNC)
> client and really nothing more.
> My questions are if Wayland can render to the Framebuffer and also how
> large of a footprint are we talking about?
> I started investigating DirectFB which can be loaded and am guessing that
> Wayland (if it supports FB) would be loaded on top.
> Any information on this would be greatly appreciated.
> Best Regards,
> Lonnie
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