[Gta04-owner] Display on Debian - Was: Debian Status

Josua Mayer josua.mayer97 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 17:55:25 CET 2017

Am 18.02.2017 um 17:46 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller:
>> Am 18.02.2017 um 17:44 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>:
>>> Am 18.02.2017 um 17:41 schrieb Josua Mayer <josua.mayer97 at gmail.com>:
>>>>> Adding:
>>>>> - display stays black. Any ideas?
>>>> Hm. This can be a lot of things. Maybe X11 config.
>>>> Do you see a /sys/class/backlight entry?
>>> No x11. This is a minimal cli-only system.
>>> /sys/class/backlight is as empty as can be.
>>> I found that there are only 2 display connector modules available:
>>> connector-analog-tv.ko, connector-hdmi.ko
>>> With only the former loaded.
>> That is ok since the omap3 has no hdmi port.
>> The panel is a separate driver.
>>> menuconfig lists DPI, HDMI, SDI and DSI.
>>> Is this the key here?
>>> And we are probably also missing the panel drivers.
>> Hm. The display system should work upstream - but maybe
>> they are not configured?
>> Display backlight also needs some omap pwm driver so this
>> can be the reason why it does not show up in /sys/class/backlight.
> In http://download.goldelico.com/letux-kernel/letux-4.10-rc8/src/CONFIG
> we have backlight/pwm related:
Do you know if this one is necessary? Its description is quote short.
Just in case Debian maintainers want to know an expalantions for every
option I request enabling.
> And for panel:
>From those, missing are:
I am enabling them, and rebuilding this huge allmodconfig to test later.
> BR,
> Nikolaus
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