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From: CK Hu <ck.hu@mediatek.com>
To: Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>
Cc: Frank Wunderlich <frank-w@public-files.de>,
	David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Alexander Ryabchenko <d3adme4t@gmail.com>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@gmail.com>,
	"moderated list:ARM/Mediatek SoC support" 
	<linux-mediatek@lists.infradead.org>,
	Philipp Zabel <p.zabel@pengutronix.de>,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] drm/mediatek: Add MTK Framebuffer-Device (mt7623)
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:20:09 +0800
Message-ID: <1547176809.12054.11.camel@mtksdaap41> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190110200225.GN21184@phenom.ffwll.local>

Hi, Daniel:

On Thu, 2019-01-10 at 21:02 +0100, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 08:01:37PM +0100, Frank Wunderlich wrote:
> > Hi Daniel,
> > 
> > > > Would be good to use the new generic fbdev emulation code here, for even
> > > > less code. Or at least know why this isn't possible to use for mtk (and
> > > > maybe address that in the core code). Hand-rolling fbdev code shouldn't be
> > > > needed anymore.
> > > 
> > > Back on the mailing list, no private replies please:
> > 
> > i don't wanted to spam all people with dumb questions ;)
> 
> There's no dumb questions, only insufficient documentation :-)
> 
> > > For examples please grep for drm_fbdev_generic_setup(). There's also a
> > > still in-flight series from Gerd Hoffmann to convert over bochs. That,
> > > plus all the kerneldoc linked from there should get you started.
> > > -Daniel
> > 
> > this is one of google best founds if i search for drm_fbdev_generic_setup:
> > 
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/12/19/305
> > 
> > not very helpful...
> > 
> > so i tried kernel-doc
> > 
> > https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/gpu/drm-kms-helpers.html?highlight=drm_fbdev_generic_setup#c.drm_fbdev_generic_setup
> > 
> > which is nice function-reference but i've found no generic workflow
> > 
> > as the posted driver is "only" a driver ported from kernel 4.4 by Alexander, i don't know if this new framework can be used and which parts need to be changed. I only try to bring his code Mainline....
> > Maybe CK Hu can help here because driver is originally from him and he knows internals. Or maybe you can help here?
> > 
> > i personally make my first steps as spare-time kernel-developer :)
> 
> There's a ton of in-kernel users of that function already, I meant you can
> use those to serve as examples ... If those + the kerneldoc aren't
> good enough, then we need to improve them.
> -Daniel

I've tried with drm_fbdev_generic_setup() and it works fine with simple
modification. The patch is

--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/mediatek/mtk_drm_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/mediatek/mtk_drm_drv.c
@@ -16,6 +16,7 @@
 #include <drm/drm_atomic.h>
 #include <drm/drm_atomic_helper.h>
 #include <drm/drm_crtc_helper.h>
+#include <drm/drm_fb_helper.h>
 #include <drm/drm_gem.h>
 #include <drm/drm_gem_cma_helper.h>
 #include <drm/drm_of.h>
@@ -379,6 +380,7 @@ static void mtk_drm_kms_deinit(struct drm_device
*drm)
        .gem_prime_get_sg_table = mtk_gem_prime_get_sg_table,
        .gem_prime_import_sg_table = mtk_gem_prime_import_sg_table,
        .gem_prime_mmap = mtk_drm_gem_mmap_buf,
+       .gem_prime_vmap = mtk_drm_gem_prime_vmap,
        .ioctls = mtk_ioctls,
        .num_ioctls = ARRAY_SIZE(mtk_ioctls),
        .fops = &mtk_drm_fops,
@@ -416,6 +418,8 @@ static int mtk_drm_bind(struct device *dev)
        if (ret < 0)
                goto err_deinit;

+       drm_fbdev_generic_setup(drm, 32);
+
        return 0;


But I implement .gem_prime_vmap with a workaround,


--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/mediatek/mtk_drm_gem.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/mediatek/mtk_drm_gem.c
@@ -280,3 +280,8 @@ int mtk_gem_create_ioctl(struct drm_device *dev,
void *data,
        mtk_drm_gem_free_object(&mtk_gem->base);
        return ret;
 }
+
+void *mtk_drm_gem_prime_vmap(struct drm_gem_object *obj)
+{
+       return (void *)1;
+}

Current drm_fb_helper depends on drm_client to create fbdev. When
drm_client create drm_client_buffer, it need to vmap to get kernel
vaddr. But I think for fbdev, the vaddr is useless. Do you agree that I
temporarily implement .gem_prime_vmap in such way?

Regards,
CK



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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-02  8:49 Frank Wunderlich
2019-01-07 10:36 ` Daniel Vetter
2019-01-08 13:40   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-01-10 19:01     ` Aw: " Frank Wunderlich
2019-01-10 20:02       ` Daniel Vetter
2019-01-11  3:20         ` CK Hu [this message]
2019-01-11  9:20           ` Daniel Vetter
2019-01-11  9:49             ` CK Hu
2019-01-11 10:25               ` Daniel Vetter
2019-01-11 16:07                 ` Noralf Trønnes
2019-01-14  2:02                   ` CK Hu
2019-01-11 18:23               ` Aw: Re: " Frank Wunderlich
2019-01-11  1:31       ` Aw: " CK Hu

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