Re: [RFC PATCH 0/3] staging: remove fbdev drivers

From: Tomi Valkeinen
Date: Wed Nov 23 2016 - 03:22:02 EST

On 23/11/16 10:19, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 10:03:10AM +0200, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Since the fbdev framework is in maintenance mode and all new display drivers
>> should be made with the DRM framework, remove the fbdev drivers from staging.
>> Note: the patches are created with git format-patch -D, so they can't be
>> applied. Only for review.
> +1 from my side. Now that we have the simple pipe helpers in drm-kms, and
> a few drivers starting to use them, there's really no reasons left anymore
> to have fbdev drivers.

Well, I think there's the MMU problem. If I recall right, someone said
DRM doesn't compile/work without MMU.


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