[PATCH] media: mx2_camera: Add YUYV output format.

Fabio Estevam festevam at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 13:35:05 EDT 2012

Hi Javier,

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:30 AM, javier Martin
<javier.martin at vista-silicon.com> wrote:

> As i stated, the driver is still in an early development stage, it
> doesn't do anything useful yet. But this is the public git repository
> if you want to take a look:
> git repo: https://github.com/jmartinc/video_visstrim.git
> branch:  mx27-codadx6

Thanks, I will take a look at your tree when I am back to the office next week.

I also see that Linaro's tree has support for VPU for mx5/mx6:

,so we should probably think in unifying it with mx27 support there too.

> FYI we are only interested on adding support for the encoding path of
> the VPU, but we are trying our best to make it modular (as it is done
> in Samsung's [1]), so that anyone can add decoding support later.

Ok, sounds good.

> By the way, you work for Freescale, don't you?

Yes, correct.

> We have a couple of issues with the i.MX27 VPU:
> 1- Firmware for the VPU is provided as a table of binary values inside
> a source file which is licensed as GPL, however software is packaged
> in a .tar.gz file that is marked as NDA. Do we have the right to
> distribute this firmware with our products?
> 2- There is a BUG in the firmware that marks P frames as IDR when it
> should only be done to I frames. Would it be possible to have access
> to the source code of the firmware in order to fix that problem?

I will need to check this next week when I am back to the office.


Fabio Estevam

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