[RFCv1 07/12] media: mtk-vcodec: abstract firmware interface

Alexandre Courbot acourbot at chromium.org
Tue Jun 4 00:53:47 PDT 2019


On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 6:16 PM Hans Verkuil <hverkuil at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>
> On 5/28/19 7:56 AM, Alexandre Courbot wrote:
> > From: Yunfei Dong <yunfei.dong at mediatek.com>
> >
> > MT8183's codec firwmare is run by a different remote processor from
> > MT8173. While the firmware interface is basically the same, the way to
> > invoke it differs. Abstract all firmware calls under a layer that will
> > allow us to handle both firmware types transparently.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Yunfei Dong <yunfei.dong at mediatek.com>
> > Co-developed-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot at chromium.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot at chromium.org>
> > [acourbot: refactor, cleanup and split]
>
> High-level question: is the mt8183 firmware different from the MT8173?
> And if so, is or will that firmware be part of linux-firmware?

Yes, the firmware is different, and AFAICT it will be posted to linux-firmware.



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