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    SubjectRe: Proposal for a low-level Linux display framework
    On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:33:34 +0300, Tomi Valkeinen <> wrote:

    > I think it's a bit more complex than that. True, there are MIPI
    > standards, for the video there are DPI, DBI, DSI, and for the commands
    > there is DCS. And, as you mentioned, many panels need custom
    > initialization, or support only parts of the DCS, or have other
    > quirks.

    So DSI is more like i2c than the DisplayPort aux channel or DDC. That
    seems fine; you can create a DSI infrastructure like the i2c
    infrastructure and then just have your display drivers use it to talk to
    the panel. We might eventually end up with some shared DRM code to deal
    with common DSI functions for display devices, like the EDID code
    today, but that doesn't need to happen before you can write your first
    DSI-using display driver.

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