[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] Revert "imx: make use of loader_open_render_node(..) helper"
emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 10:31:37 UTC 2018
On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 at 19:11, Christian Gmeiner
<christian.gmeiner at gmail.com> wrote:
> This reverts commit 773d6ea6e715d207bda3a53a9dfc8acf686035b0.
> Since kernel 4.17 (drm/etnaviv: remove the need for a gpu-subsystem DT
> node) the etnaviv DRM driver doesn't have an associated DT node
> anymore. This is technically correct, as the etnaviv device is a
> virtual device driving multiple hardware devices.
> Before 4.17 the userspace had access to the following information:
> Afer 4.17:
> The OF node has never been part of the etnaviv UABI, simply due to the
> fact that it's still possible to instantiate the etnaviv driver from a
> platform file, instead of a devicetree node.
> A patch set to fix this problem was send out  but it looks like
> that a proper solution needs more time to bake.
>  https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2018-October/194651.html
> Suggested-by: Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Christian Gmeiner <christian.gmeiner at gmail.com>
Acked-by: Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>
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