What's inside the pxa tree for this merge window

Guennadi Liakhovetski g.liakhovetski at gmx.de
Thu Sep 10 08:15:27 EDT 2009

On Thu, 10 Sep 2009, Daniel Mack wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 07:46:26PM +0800, Eric Miao wrote:
> > Daniel Mack (6):
> >       [ARM] pxa: add MFP_PULL_FLOAT
> >       [ARM] pxa: add clock definition for graphics controller
> >       [ARM] pxa: add device definition for graphics controller
> >       [ARM] pxa: rename GCU IRQ for consistency
> Regarding the PXA3xx GCU driver:
> I really wonder what's wrong with the fbdev people to ignore my very
> simple patch for pxa3xx gcu enabling (not the gcu driver itself but just
> the acceleration ID registration), even after the fifth (or so)
> repost.

I think, Andrew Morton is taking care of fbdev patches currently, try to 
ping him.

> We've been using this driver for quite some time now. There's a small
> bug hiding somewhere which we are currently trying to sort out, but
> that's most probably not in the kernel driver but in the DirectFB part.
> It would, however, be much easier for people to help testing if the
> driver was upstream.
> Is there any way to push things a little? Except for that one bug, the
> driver is a huge benefit for any PXA3xx application with graphical user
> interface, so I'd really like to see it mainline. The sooner the better.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer

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