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From: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>
To: Jaya Kumar <jayakumar.lkml@gmail.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>,
	linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20 1/1] fbdev,mm: hecuba/E-Ink fbdev driver
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 22:59:22 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070217135922.GA15373@linux-sh.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45a44e480702170525n9a15fafpb370cb93f1c1fcba@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 08:25:07AM -0500, Jaya Kumar wrote:
> On 2/17/07, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:
> >And, as Andrew suggested last time around, could you perhaps push this
> >fancy new idea into the FB layer so that more drivers can make us of it?
> 
> I would like to do that very much. I have some ideas how it could work
> for devices that support clean partial updates by tracking touched
> pages. But I wonder if it is too early to try to abstract this out.
> James, Geert, what do you think?
> 
This would also provide an interesting hook for setting up chained DMA
for the real framebuffer updates when there's more than a couple of pages
that have been touched, which would also be nice to have. There's more
than a few drivers that could take advantage of that.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-17 14:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-17 10:42 Jaya Kumar
2007-02-17 12:34 ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-02-17 13:25   ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-17 13:59     ` Paul Mundt [this message]
2007-02-18 11:31       ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-18 23:57         ` Paul Mundt
2007-02-20  4:13           ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-20  4:38             ` Paul Mundt
2007-02-20  6:11               ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-21 16:46                 ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-20  8:07             ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2007-02-21 16:55               ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-21 21:52                 ` James Simmons
2007-02-21 23:22                   ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-28 16:50                     ` [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH 2.6.20 1/1] fbdev, mm: " James Simmons
2007-02-21 23:43                 ` Antonino A. Daplas
2007-02-21 23:47                   ` Jaya Kumar
2007-02-21 23:43             ` Antonino A. Daplas

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