[Gta04-owner] Camera & Kernel 3.7

Benjamin Deering ben_deering at swissmail.org
Thu Feb 14 23:44:45 CET 2013


On 02/14/2013 12:29 PM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> I was finally successful to get things into the 3.7 board file and compile without major warnings as suggested by Robert Nelson.
Wow, that sounds like a lot of progress.
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> 	<http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=blob;f=drivers/media/i2c/ov9655.c;hb=refs/heads/hw-validation-3.x>
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> shows that we still have the old ioctl based API, while the newer drivers should use the subdevice API.
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> Another OV driver that appears to have some similarites with our OV9655 camera chip is the OV7670:
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> 	<http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=blob;f=drivers/media/i2c/ov7670.c;hb=refs/heads/hw-validation-3.x>
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> Finally, the platform data is still a mix between old and new one. Just patched enough to get it compiled without errors:
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> 	<http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=blob;f=include/media/ov9655.h;hb=refs/heads/hw-validation-3.x>
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> So the next step is to fix the camera driver incl. platform data. Still a lot of work to do, but a big step forward and I am now confident that we will get it working.
Are you going to work on this part?



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