[Letux-kernel] Lay common foundation to make PVR/SGX work without hacks on OMAP34xx, OMAP36xx, AM335x and potentially OMAP4, OMAP5

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Sun Mar 10 08:07:35 CET 2019


> Am 10.03.2019 um 00:14 schrieb Merlijn Wajer <merlijn at wizzup.org>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On 15/02/2019 14:09, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> 
>>>> At least I can download and start firmware. I just have to find a way to fix the omaplfb so that it works
>>>> with our omapdrm based panels to runs the CLipBlit test [1] on modern kernels...
>>> 
>>> Maybe you can compare with what we have here:
>>> https://github.com/maemo-leste/n9xx-linux/tree/pvr-wip-4.15.7/drivers/gpu/pvr
>> 
>> I'll take a look into it especially how omaplfb is done.
>> 
>> First observation is that there is a "flat" tree while I am working on a structured one...
>> But that is just a marginal difference (mainly significant for Makefile writers).
> 
> I've ported the Maemo Leste kernel + pvr to 5.0 and it seems to work:
> https://github.com/maemo-leste/n9xx-linux/commits/pvr-wip-5.0.y
> 
> Should I add this as maemo-leste-n900-5.0 branch (or something) to
> https://github.com/openpvrsgx-devgroup/linux_openpvrsgx ?

Yes, that would be nice to be able to easily compare stuff.

> 
> Cheers,
> Merlijn
> 
> PS: Would be nice if we can just get a ML with archives soon.

I'd suggest to use linux-omap (because most of us are working for omap).
Then we have archives and patchwork.

BR,
Nikolaus




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