[PATCH 0/6] staging: BCM2835 MMAL V4L2 camera driver
Mauro Carvalho Chehab
mchehab at s-opensource.com
Sun Mar 19 09:58:54 PDT 2017
Em Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:34:36 -0700
Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net> escreveu:
> Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at s-opensource.com> writes:
> > Em Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:46:24 -0700
> > Michael Zoran <mzoran at crowfest.net> escreveu:
> >> On Wed, 2017-03-15 at 22:08 -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> >> > No, I didn't. Thanks! Applied it but, unfortunately, didn't work.
> >> > Perhaps I'm missing some other patch. I'm compiling it from
> >> > the Greg's staging tree (branch staging-next):
> >> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/staging.
> >> > git/log/?h=staging-next
> >> >
> >> > Btw, as I'm running Raspbian, and didn't want to use compat32 bits,
> >> > I'm compiling the Kernel as an arm32 bits Kernel.
> >> >
> >> > I did a small trick to build the DTB on arm32:
> >> >
> >> > ln -sf ../../../arm64/boot/dts/broadcom/bcm2837-rpi-3-b.dts
> >> > arch/arm/boot/dts/bcm2837-rpi-3-b.dts
> >> > ln -sf ../../../arm64/boot/dts/broadcom/bcm2837.dtsi
> >> > arch/arm/boot/dts/bcm2837.dtsi
> >> > git checkout arch/arm/boot/dts/Makefile
> >> > sed "s,bcm2835-rpi-zero.dtb,bcm2835-rpi-zero.dtb bcm2837-rpi-3-
> >> > b.dtb," a && mv a arch/arm/boot/dts/Makefile
> >> >
> >> Two other hacks are currently needed to get the camera to work:
> >> 1. Add this to config.txt(This required to get the firmware to detect
> >> the camera)
> >> start_x=1
> >> gpu_mem=128
> > I had this already.
> >> 2. VC4 is incompatible with the firmware at this time, so you need
> >> to presently munge the build configuration. What you do is leave
> >> simplefb in the build config(I'm assuming you already have that), but
> >> you will need to remove VC4 from the config.
> >> The firmware currently adds a node for a simplefb for debugging
> >> purposes to show the boot log. Surprisingly, this is still good enough
> >> for basic usage and testing.
> > That solved the issue. Thanks! It would be good to add a notice
> > about that at the TODO, not let it build if DRM_VC4.
> > Please consider applying the enclosed path.
> The VC4 incompatibility (camera firmware's AWB ends up briefly using the
> GPU, without coordinating with the Linux driver) is supposed to be fixed
> in current firmware
With the current firmware, when X starts, the screen becomes blank,
with upstream Kernel (it works with the downstream Kernel shipped with
Maybe something changed at DT?
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