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From: Dillon Min <dillon.minfei@gmail.com>
To: "Noralf Trønnes" <noralf@tronnes.org>
Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>, Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Alexandre TORGUE <alexandre.torgue@foss.st.com>,
	Maxime Coquelin <mcoquelin.stm32@gmail.com>,
	Doug Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>,
	linux-stm32@st-md-mailman.stormreply.com,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	"open list:DRM PANEL DRIVERS" <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"open list:OPEN FIRMWARE AND FLATTENED DEVICE TREE BINDINGS" 
	<devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] drm/panel: Add ilitek ili9341 panel driver
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:10:11 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAL9mu0J-1=bSG6bXqwHOefYtgK5mn7vwcN4tnf82z0crdERCfQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1e4743b0-250f-975a-f83d-5d000c6496e3@tronnes.org>

Hi Noralf,

On Thu, 22 Jul 2021 at 15:03, Noralf Trønnes <noralf@tronnes.org> wrote:
>
>
>
> Den 22.07.2021 04.07, skrev Dillon Min:
> > Hi Noralf
> >
> > Thanks for your time to review my patch.
> >
> > On Thu, 22 Jul 2021 at 01:42, Noralf Trønnes <noralf@tronnes.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Den 21.07.2021 09.41, skrev dillon.minfei@gmail.com:
> >>> From: Dillon Min <dillon.minfei@gmail.com>
> >>>
> >>> This driver combine tiny/ili9341.c mipi_dbi_interface driver
> >>> with mipi_dpi_interface driver, can support ili9341 with serial
> >>> mode or parallel rgb interface mode by register configuration.
> >>>
> >>> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> >>> Signed-off-by: Dillon Min <dillon.minfei@gmail.com>
> >>> ---
> >>
> >>> +static const struct of_device_id ili9341_of_match[] = {
> >>> +     {
> >>> +             .compatible = "st,sf-tc240t-9370-t",
> >>> +             .data = &ili9341_stm32f429_disco_data,
> >>> +     },
> >>> +     {
> >>> +             /* porting from tiny/ili9341.c
> >>> +              * for original mipi dbi compitable
> >>> +              */
> >>> +             .compatible = "adafruit,yx240qv29",
> >>
> >> I don't understand this, now there will be 2 drivers that support the
> >> same display?
> >
> > There is no reason to create two drivers to support the same display.
> >
> > To support only-dbi and dbi+dpi panel at drm/panel or drm/tiny both
> > fine with me.
> >
> >>
> >> AFAICT drm/tiny/ili9341.c is just copied into this driver, is the plan
> >> to remove the tiny/ driver? If so I couldn't see this mentioned anywhere.
> >
> > Yes, I'd like to merge the code from drm/tiny/ili9341.c to this driver
> > (to make a single driver to support different bus).
> >
> > I have two purpose to extend the feature drm/tiny/ili9341.c
> >
> > - keep compatible = "adafruit,yx240qv29", add bus mode dts bindings (panel_bus)
> >   to define the interface which host wants to use. such as
> > panel_bus="dbi" or "rgb"
> >   or "i80" for this case, i will add dpi code to drm/tiny/ili9341.c.
> >
> > - merge tiny/ili9341.c to this driver,remove drm/tiny/ili9341.c, add
> > new dts compatible
> >   string to support other interfaces. just like what i'm doing now.
> >
> > I have no idea about your plan on drm/tiny drivers, actually some of
> > these panels under
> > the diny folder can support both dbi and dbi+dpi (much faster, need
> > more pins). no
> > doubt the requirement to support dpi is always there.
> >
> > What is your preference?
> >
>
> I have no plans for tiny/, it's just a place to put tiny DRM drivers of
> all sorts.

Thanks for clarifying.

>
> Whether or not to have "full" DRM drivers in panel/ is up to Sam and
> Laurent I guess, currently there's only drm_panel drivers in there. I
> have no objections to doing that though.
>
> I just wanted to make sure we don't have 2 drivers for the same display.

Sure, agree with you, sorry for not mentioning it in the cover letter.
I'm waiting for Sam and Laurent's feedback, then submit v3 after that.

Best regards.
Dillon

>
> Noralf.
>
> > Thanks & Regards
> > Dillon
> >
> >>
> >> Noralf.
> >>
> >>> +             .data = NULL,
> >>> +     },
> >>> +};
> >>> +MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(of, ili9341_of_match);

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-22  7:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-21  7:41 [PATCH v2 0/3] " dillon.minfei
2021-07-21  7:41 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] dt-bindings: display: panel: Add ilitek ili9341 panel bindings dillon.minfei
2021-07-21 14:00   ` Linus Walleij
     [not found]     ` <YPgsl5M6P86iJADt@ravnborg.org>
2021-07-21 14:22       ` Linus Walleij
2021-07-21  7:41 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] ARM: dts: stm32: fix dtbs_check warning on ili9341 dts binding dillon.minfei
2021-07-21 14:53   ` Dillon Min
2021-07-21  7:41 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] drm/panel: Add ilitek ili9341 panel driver dillon.minfei
2021-07-21 14:02   ` Linus Walleij
2021-07-21 15:00     ` Dillon Min
2021-07-21 15:47   ` Jagan Teki
2021-07-21 23:08     ` Dillon Min
2021-07-22  7:58       ` Jagan Teki
2021-07-21 17:42   ` Noralf Trønnes
2021-07-22  2:07     ` Dillon Min
2021-07-22  7:03       ` Noralf Trønnes
2021-07-22  7:10         ` Dillon Min [this message]
     [not found]   ` <YPhR1citK6Nodep/@ravnborg.org>
2021-07-21 23:28     ` Dillon Min

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