Re: [PATCH v2 0/1] OMAP4: DSS: Add panel for Blaze Tablet boards
From: Ruslan Bilovol
Date: Mon Feb 18 2013 - 09:30:50 EST
On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Tomi Valkeinen <tomi.valkeinen@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2013-02-14 02:07, Ruslan Bilovol wrote:
>> This patch is exactly a part of mainlining of the BlazeTablet board support :)
>> The goal is to have as much as possible support of this board in the
>> 'vanilla' kernel.
>> The BlazeTablet mainlining is already ongoing (
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2118281/ )
>> and I hope we will have some support of this board in near future.
>> The BlazeTablet's LCD panel support is very important thing for us to
>> have it in mainline because
>> without it the BlazeTablet becomes a 'black brick' and it is painful
>> for us to port this
>> driver against each new version of kernel.
> Ok, good to hear you're pushing it to mainline. However, you should
> mentally prepare for it being a black brick =(.
> Tony said he's not adding new board files, only DT from now on. The
> display subsystem driver and the panel drivers do not work with DT yet,
> and it will still take some time for that to realize.
> Thus adding this driver would help nothing, as it couldn't be used. And
> after the DSS and the panel drivers are made to work with DT (which is a
> big job, needing large rewrites of the drivers), there's a rework that
> has to be done with this driver to make it compatible with the new DSS
> So, I'm still inclined to say that we shouldn't merge this.
Thanks for explanation.
Do you have some plan when DSS will be ready to port this driver?
(3.10, 3.11 or later)?
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