Re: No more new fbdev drivers, please

From: Tomi Valkeinen
Date: Fri Sep 25 2015 - 09:09:56 EST

On 25/09/15 13:41, Kamil Lulko wrote:
> Hi,
>> fbdev is (more or less) maintained, but it's a deprecated framework. All
>> new Linux display drivers should be done on DRM.
> What about no-mmu platforms? DRM has a big fat MMU dependency in the
> kconfig, is there a way to write DRM driver for such devices?

I guess not.

Then again, I don't see why DRM would have a hard dependency to MMU, if
the work is done to make DRM work optionally without MMU. How much work
that is, I have no idea.


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