Re: [PATCH] video: fbdev: omap2: remove rfbi

From: Aaro Koskinen
Date: Mon Apr 30 2018 - 15:59:42 EST


On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:06:11AM +0300, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> On 27/04/18 21:12, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> >> You should be targeting omapdrm driver instead, fbdev subsystem is closed
> >> for the new hardware support.
> >
> > AFAIK, based on N950 display support discussion, it's impossible to get
> > anything new into omapdrm for a long time. And based on Tomi's comments,
> > restoring RFBI support with omapfb should be a minor thing.
> I was perhaps a bit vague, but I didn't say it should be a minor thing.
> I meant that there should be no architectural obstacles in omapfb, and I
> think all the generic plumbing to enable N800 display is there in omapfb.
> That said, it still needs a real amount of work with the rfbi driver,
> the encoder driver and the panel driver on N800 (the encoder and the
> panel driver are not in mainline anymore).

Let's see first if I get anything working. After that we can evaluate
the impact properly once we see the actual patches needed.