[PATCH 3/4] simplefb: disable dt node upon remove

Luc Verhaegen libv at skynet.be
Wed Aug 13 12:25:06 PDT 2014

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 08:14:37PM +0100, Grant Likely wrote:
> BTW, Is anyone currently using the simple framebuffer for early
> console? For early console we would want to start using it well before
> setting up platform devices.

The code that sets up simplefb for sunxi is primarily for providing a 
console in u-boot (using the ancient cfbconsole infrastructure). From 
what i can tell, the u-boot code for rpi is about showing a splash 
screen (using the much newer lcd infrastructure).

With u-boot showing a console, it really seemed only a small step to add 
simplefb. And quite a few people in our sunxi community are interested 
in it, primarily for u-boot and early console, and only secondarily as a 
stop-gap for a full driver.

Luc Verhaegen.

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