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From: Jeffrey Hugo <jeffrey.l.hugo@gmail.com>
To: Brian Masney <masneyb@onstation.org>
Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Sean Paul <sean@poorly.run>, Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>,
	Jonathan Marek <jonathan@marek.ca>,
	Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	MSM <linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"open list:DRM PANEL DRIVERS" <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Rob Clark <robdclark@gmail.com>, Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>,
	freedreno@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [Freedreno] [PATCH RFC v2 0/6] ARM: qcom: initial Nexus 5 display support
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 19:32:14 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOCk7NrRo2=0fPN_Sy1Bhhy+UV7U6uO5aV9uXZc8kc3VpSt71g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190529011705.GA12977@basecamp>

On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 7:17 PM Brian Masney <masneyb@onstation.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 03:46:14PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> > On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 4:04 AM Brian Masney <masneyb@onstation.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Here is a patch series that adds initial display support for the LG
> > > Nexus 5 (hammerhead) phone. It's not fully working so that's why some
> > > of these patches are RFC until we can get it fully working.
> > >
> > > The phones boots into terminal mode, however there is a several second
> > > (or more) delay when writing to tty1 compared to when the changes are
> > > actually shown on the screen. The following errors are in dmesg:
> >
> > I tested to apply patches 2-6 and got the console up on the phone as well.
> > I see the same timouts, and I also notice the update is slow in the
> > display, as if the DSI panel was running in low power (LP) mode.
> >
> > Was booting this to do some other work, but happy to see the progress!
>
> Thanks!
>
> I've had three people email me off list regarding the display working on
> 4.17 before the msm kms/drm driver was converted to the DRM atomic API so
> this email is to get some more information out publicly.
>
> I pushed up a branch to my github with 15 patches applied against 4.17
> that has a working display:
>
> https://github.com/masneyb/linux/commits/display-works-4.17
>
> It's in low speed mode but its usable. The first 10 patches are in
> mainline now and the last 5 are in essence this patch series with the
> exception of 'drm/atomic+msm: add helper to implement legacy dirtyfb'.
> There's a slightly different version of that patch in mainline now.
>
> I'm planning to work on the msm8974 interconnect support once some of
> the outstanding interconnect patches for the msm kms/drm driver arrive
> in mainline. I'd really like to understand why the display works on
> 4.17 with those patches though. I assume that it's related to the
> vblank events not working properly? Let me preface this with I'm a
> total DRM newbie, but it looked like the pre-DRM-atomic driver wasn't
> looking for these events in the atomic commits before the migration?
> See commit 70db18dca4e0 ("drm/msm: Remove msm_commit/worker, use atomic
> helper commit"), specifically the drm_atomic_helper_wait_for_vblanks()
> call that was added.

Do you know if the nexus 5 has a video or command mode panel?  There
is some glitchyness with vblanks and command mode panels.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-29  1:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-09  2:03 Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH v2 1/6] drm: msm: remove resv fields from msm_gem_object struct Brian Masney
2019-05-13 20:32   ` Bjorn Andersson
2019-05-13 22:25     ` Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH RFC v2 2/6] drm: msm: add dirty framebuffer helper Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH v2 3/6] ARM: qcom_defconfig: add display-related options Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH v2 4/6] ARM: dts: msm8974: add display support Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH v2 5/6] ARM: dts: qcom: msm8974-hammerhead: add support for backlight Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:03 ` [PATCH v2 6/6] ARM: dts: qcom: msm8974-hammerhead: add support for display Brian Masney
2019-05-09  2:06 ` [PATCH RFC v2 0/6] ARM: qcom: initial Nexus 5 display support Brian Masney
2019-05-28 13:46 ` Linus Walleij
2019-05-29  1:17   ` Brian Masney
2019-05-29  1:32     ` Jeffrey Hugo [this message]
2019-05-29  1:37       ` [Freedreno] " Brian Masney
2019-05-29  1:42         ` Jeffrey Hugo
2019-05-29  2:46           ` Brian Masney
     [not found]             ` <CAOCk7NpC93ACr4jFm7SBOKSvFJSDhq2byX6BAYPX29BuYEkWnQ@mail.gmail.com>
2019-05-29 10:28               ` Brian Masney
2019-05-29 14:41                 ` Jeffrey Hugo
2019-05-29 19:30                   ` Brian Masney
2019-05-29 19:58                     ` Jeffrey Hugo
2019-05-29 21:54                       ` Brian Masney
2019-05-29  2:14     ` Rob Clark
2019-05-29  2:24       ` [Freedreno] " Jeffrey Hugo
2019-05-29  6:23     ` Linus Walleij
2019-05-29  9:41       ` Brian Masney

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