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

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Fri Dec 09 2016 - 07:33:45 EST

Hi Ben,

On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 12:44 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> So it is possible, only reason vram dumb buffers look worse is that there's
>> only 3 and no one cares about them, vs about 20 and a very active community
>> of contributors (also for core drm improvements) for the other case.
> Well, we could move offb to drm while at it I suppose that would be another
> one (offb is the "dumb driver based on pre-programmed output by firmware).

That would indeed be a great example.



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