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

javier Martin javier.martin at vista-silicon.com
Fri Jun 8 02:51:10 EDT 2012

Hi Fabio,

On 7 June 2012 19:35, Fabio Estevam <festevam at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> http://git.linaro.org/gitweb?p=landing-teams/working/freescale/kernel.git;a=summary
> ,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?

To address this issue it would be great if you, as a Freescale
employee, could send VPU firmware binary file to linux-firmware with a
LICENSE.xxxx file as well:


>> 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.


Javier Martin
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