[PATCH V2] video: implement a simple framebuffer driver

Laurent Pinchart laurent.pinchart at ideasonboard.com
Tue Apr 30 07:43:07 EDT 2013

On Tuesday 30 April 2013 12:28:42 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 April 2013, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> > The bootloader would init the display hardware, the bootfb would give an
> > early /dev/fb0 for the kernel and userspace, and when the real display
> > driver is loaded, the bootfb would be unbound and the real driver would
> > take over.

This could be done with a KMS driver as well ;-)

> I think that's a great idea. What I'm not sure about is how that
> infrastructure for switching frame buffers would work and how hard it's to
> write.


Laurent Pinchart

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