[PATCH v5 0/17] Add Analogix Core Display Port Driver

Javier Martinez Canillas javier at osg.samsung.com
Wed Oct 7 04:25:28 PDT 2015

Hello Yakir,

On 10/07/2015 01:05 PM, Yakir Yang wrote:
> Hi Javier,
> On 10/07/2015 05:26 PM, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> Hello Yakir,
>> On 10/07/2015 11:02 AM, Yakir Yang wrote:
>>> Hi Javier,
>>> On 10/07/2015 04:46 PM, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>>>> Hello Yakir,
>>>> On 10/07/2015 08:25 AM, Yakir Yang wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> Friendly ping.....   :)
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>> - Yakir
>>>> Do you have a tree that I can use to test these patches?
>>> Wow, thanks a lot, I do have a tree on github [https://github.com/yakir-Yang/linux/tree/analogix_dp],
>>> crossing my finger, wish things works......    ;)
>> I tried your analogix_dp branch on an Exynos5800 Peach Pi Chromebook
>> but the machine didn't boot. Unfortunately I need to do some soldering
>> to have a serial console on this board so don't have a kernel boot log.
>> I'll let you know if I can get more info about this issue.
> Whoops, sorry for the failed, much appreciated for your works.
> Besides, I thought maybe I can find a Peach Pit Chromebook in my side,
> I remember that some of our guys have brought one, but previously I
> thought that mainline kernel wouldn't run on Peach Pit directly.

Great, mainline works correctly on all Exynos based Chromebooks.

> Maybe you can email me the method the run mainline kernel on Peach
> Pit, so I can debug the analogix_dp driver at the same time, that would
> be great.

I wrote a little blog post explaining how to run mainline on these boards:


That explains the simplest setup though so if you need a different one
(i.e: chain loading a non verified u-boot) or if you have any questions,
feel free to contact me in private and I can help you with the setup.

>> Also, there is Kconfig recursive dependency that you may want to fix:
>> $ make exynos_defconfig
>> drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig:5:error: recursive dependency detected!
>> drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig:5: symbol FB is selected by DRM_KMS_FB_HELPER
>> drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig:34: symbol DRM_KMS_FB_HELPER depends on DRM_KMS_HELPER
>> drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig:28: symbol DRM_KMS_HELPER is selected by DRM_ANALOGIX_DP
>> drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/analogix/Kconfig:1: symbol DRM_ANALOGIX_DP is selected by DRM_EXYNOS_DP
>> drivers/gpu/drm/exynos/Kconfig:57: symbol DRM_EXYNOS_DP depends on DRM_EXYNOS_FIMD
>> drivers/gpu/drm/exynos/Kconfig:19: symbol DRM_EXYNOS_FIMD depends on FB_S3C
>> drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig:2023: symbol FB_S3C depends on FB
> Yeah, recursive dependency detected, guess I should remove the
> "DRM_KMS_HELPER" from bridge analogix_dp Kconfig file, thanks
> for your remind.
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/analogix/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/analogix/Kconfig
> @@ -1,4 +1,3 @@
>         tristate
>         depends on DRM
> -       select DRM_KMS_HELPER

That fixes the recursive dependency issue indeed. Thanks.

> Thanks,
> - Yakir

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Open Source Group
Samsung Research America

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