[PATCH v2 0/3] video: fbdev: imxfb: make it work again

Uwe Kleine-König u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de
Tue May 10 02:05:47 PDT 2016

Hello Tomi,

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 11:47:38AM +0300, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> On 04/05/16 12:43, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > this is v2 of the series which addresses the review comments I got vor
> > (implicit) v1.
> > 
> > For patch 2 the question is still open if this is the right fix, but
> > without this the display doesn't stay on. Patches 1 and 3 should be
> > applicable independant of patch 2.
> I picked patches 1 and 3, they look fine.


> I still think patch 2 is just broken, it doesn't make sense to me.

What do you think should happen during startup? Something should call
the set_power callback to enable the device? Or should that only happen
when something writes to /dev/fb0?

> If the regulator is enabled in probe, then it's always on, and
> imxfb_lcd_set_power() should be removed as it never has any effect. But
> that doesn't sound correct, as presumably the imxfb_lcd_set_power() has
> worked at some point.

I think it worked back when unused regulators were not disabled during

> And shouldn't the regulator be disabled at least when suspending?

Yeah, but maybe the core should call set_power(off) then? (Don't know,
maybe that cannot work.)

Best regards

Pengutronix e.K.                           | Uwe Kleine-König            |
Industrial Linux Solutions                 | http://www.pengutronix.de/  |

More information about the linux-arm-kernel mailing list