Re: [PATCH v4] media: Driver for Toshiba et8ek8 5MP sensor

From: Sakari Ailus
Date: Tue Nov 01 2016 - 16:13:07 EST

Hi Ivaylo,

On Tue, Nov 01, 2016 at 08:36:57AM +0200, Ivaylo Dimitrov wrote:
> Hi,
> On 1.11.2016 00:54, Sakari Ailus wrote:
> >Hi Pavel,
> >
> >On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 10:33:15PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >>Hi!
> >>
> >>>Thanks, this answered half of my questions already. ;-)
> >>
> >>:-).
> >>
> >>I'll have to go through the patches, et8ek8 driver is probably not
> >>enough to get useful video. platform/video-bus-switch.c is needed for
> >>camera switching, then some omap3isp patches to bind flash and
> >>autofocus into the subdevice.
> >>
> >>Then, device tree support on n900 can be added.
> >
> >I briefly discussed with with Sebastian.
> >
> >Do you think the elusive support for the secondary camera is worth keeping
> >out the main camera from the DT in mainline? As long as there's a reasonable
> >way to get it working, I'd just merge that. If someone ever gets the
> >secondary camera working properly and nicely with the video bus switch,
> >that's cool, we'll somehow deal with the problem then. But frankly I don't
> >think it's very useful even if we get there: the quality is really bad.
> >
> Yes, lets merge what we have till now, it will be way easier to improve on
> it once it is part of the mainline.
> BTW, I have (had) patched VBS working almost without problems, when it comes
> to it I'll dig it.

I wonder if I'm the only one who wonders what VBS is here. Don't tell me its
the old MS thing. :-) ;-)

Kind regards,

Sakari Ailus
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