Re: [PATCH v3] drm/bochs: add edid support.

From: Jani Nikula
Date: Tue Oct 30 2018 - 05:27:38 EST

On Tue, 30 Oct 2018, Daniel Vetter <daniel@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 09:05:20PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 07:44:28PM +0200, Jani Nikula wrote:
>> > On Mon, 29 Oct 2018, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > Recent qemu (latest master branch, upcoming 3.1 release) got support
>> > > for EDID data. This patch adds guest driver support.
>> > >
>> > > EDID support in qemu is not (yet) enabled by default, so please use
>> > > 'qemu -device VGA,edid=on' for testing.
>> >
>> > Any chance of making this use drm_get_edid() (requires an i2c_adapter)
>> > or at least drm_do_get_edid()?
>> I'll have a look at using drm_do_get_edid(). drm_get_edid() will not
>> fly as there is no i2c adapter in the first place.
> Hm, not sure that makes sense. drm_do_get_edid is to handle the real-world
> flakiness of sinks (it's where all the retry logic resides), if you don't
> have a i2c_adapater (because the hw has some magic "give me an edid"
> block). For virtual hw we hopefully don't randomly drop bits on the floor
> between the guest and host. Imo totally fine as-is.
> E.g. we also don't feed the VBT edid through drm_do_get_edid either.

But nowadays we do handle the debugfs EDID override and the EDID
firmware loading in drm_do_get_edid(), so using that gives you those


Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Graphics Center