All Boards DirectFB

Document created by jesseg Employee on Aug 15, 2012Last modified by Jodi Paul on Apr 8, 2013
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DirectFB is a thin library that provides hardware graphics acceleration, input device handling and abstraction, integrated windowing system with support for translucent windows and multiple display layers, not only on top of the Linux Framebuffer Device. It is a complete hardware abstraction layer with software fallbacks for every graphics operation that is not supported by the underlying hardware. DirectFB adds graphical power to embedded systems and sets a new standard for graphics under Linux. [Source:]

DirectFB Quick Test

Select DirectFB in Package List on LTIB1011:

[x] DirectFB 

Select also DirectFB examples:

[x] DirectFB examples 

Build your Linux.
Flash your SD card.
Launch your Linux image on your board, and then launch a DirectFB example:

$ df_dok 

DirectFB benchmark is launched.


Benchmark result on an i.MX 53 EVK: