i.MX6 frame buffer inside barebox?

Robert Schwebel r.schwebel at pengutronix.de
Mon Jun 23 09:57:54 PDT 2014

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 10:42:55AM +0200, Holger Schurig wrote:
> > My preferred solution is to be fast enough in the bootloader
> > and show a splash screen under Linux only.
> Hmm, I'd like to not do that. Splash screen from Linux usually means
> that I need an initrd. And an initrd is seldom needed on an embedded
> device (i.e. no complicated RAID or DM setup). And it just slows down
> the overall boot ...
> But thanks for the info anyway.
> Oh, one more question: do you have any idea if a simplefb would be
> fast enought for X11 ?

The idea is to have the splash ready in < 1 s after power-good, fully
from userspace, and all that with systemd + wayland.

We have some plans how to do that ... awaiting more customer projects
that have splash screen needs.

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