[PATCH RFC 2/8] DRM: Armada: Add Armada DRM driver

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Mon Jun 10 19:36:11 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 09:24:16AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> I'd like to see all the ARM based drivers based on CMA if it can meet
> their requirements
> and using close to standard GEM/dma-buf interfaces. Otherwise it'll be
> come an unmaintainable
> nightmare for everyone, but mostly for me.

I am *not* using the CMA layer - that layer is just plain broken in
DRM.  It forces every single gem object to be a CMA allocated object,
which means I can't have cacheable pixmaps in X.  And that makes X

Okay, I'm pulling this and I'm going to keep it in my private cubox
tree; I'm not persuing pushing this driver or any other Armada 510
driver into mainline anymore.  It's just too much fscking hastle
dealing with people who don't like various stuff.

I've done my best to clean a lot of the crap up, and the problem is
that no matter how much I clean up, it remains unacceptable.  Only
the 100% perfect solution seems to be acceptable.  That is
unacceptable given that this stuff has already consumed something
like 8 months solid of my time.

So no, I'm not wasting any further time on this crap.

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