[PATCH 3/7] drm/vc4: Add KMS support for Raspberry Pi.

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Fri Aug 14 21:45:12 PDT 2015

On 08/12/2015 06:56 PM, Eric Anholt wrote:
> This is the start of a full VC4 driver.  Right now this just supports
> configuring the display using a pre-existing video mode (because
> changing the pixel clock isn't available yet, and doesn't work when it
> is).  However, this is enough for fbcon and bringing up X using
> xf86-video-modesetting.

> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vc4/Kconfig b/drivers/gpu/drm/vc4/Kconfig

> +config DRM_VC4
> +	tristate "Broadcom VC4 Graphics"

> +	help
> +	  Choose this option if you have a system that has a Broadcom
> +	  VC4 GPU, such as the Raspberry Pi or other BCM2708/BCM2835.
> +
> +	  This driver requires that "avoid_warnings=2" be present in
> +	  the config.txt for the firmware, to keep it from smashing
> +	  our display setup.

The need for "avoid_warnings=2" seems like it will trip people up. I
don't think it's in any config.txt I've seen. Can you expand more on that?

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