Re: [PATCHv0 1/1] fbdev: add Intel FPGA FRAME BUFFER driver
From: Ong, Hean Loong
Date: Sun Nov 20 2016 - 21:41:46 EST
On Fri, 2016-11-18 at 12:56 -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:15 AM, One Thousand Gnomes
> <gnomes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > AIUI, we're not taking new FB drivers. This should be a DRM
> > > driver
> > > instead.
> > Yes - clone one of the dumb DRM drivers, or if you've got any
> > little bits
> > of acceleration (even rolling the display) then it's possibly worth
> > accelerating for text mode.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > +- max-width: The width of the framebuffer in pixels.
> > > > +- max-height: The height of the framebuffer in pixels.
> > > > +- bits-per-color: only "8" is currently supported
> > > These are not h/w properties.
> > How are the max ones not hardware properties ?
> Because the way they are used is setting the mode, not some check of
> the max when the mode is set. If this is synthesized for only one
> size, then that would be different, but we have bindings for modes.
Currently the idea is to just synthesize the display to just 1920 x
1080. Therefore we came to a conclusion that it should be part of the