Samsung SoCs framebuffer re-work

Kyungmin Park kmpark at
Mon May 17 23:09:25 EDT 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Ben Dooks <ben-linux at> wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 08:59:29AM +0900, Kyungmin Park wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>> Currently there's only one fb drivers for samsung SocS. but it's based
>> on s3c24xx and a part of s3c64xx.
> Your statement is incorrect, we have the s3c2410-fb driver which deals
> with the 2410/2440/2412 style hardware and s3c-fb which is for the newer
> devices.

Yes it's working on s5pc110. I mean it's not fit the platform requirement.

>> As you can see the s5pc110 (aka s5pv210) spec, It has more features
>> and interconnection between FIMC and FIMD.
>> So current fb driver can't handle these features well. So LSI make a
>> own fb drivers and use it. You can see the code at their git repo.
>> Now we are re-implement or change it for s5pc110 and for future usages.
>> How do you think?
> I've already got updates for s3c-fb to work on 2416,2443 and the c110/v210
> systems. I am talking with the relevant people at System.LSI to get our
> drivers closers together, possibly we can get this done for the current
> merge window.

You mean you want to use the current fb drivers for s5pc110 also?
Then how to do implement features mentioned by Kukjin?

Thank you,
Kyungmin Park

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