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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/9] Add MT8173 Video Decoder Driver
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Hi Mauro,


On Wed, 2016-06-08 at 07:13 +0900, Hans Verkuil wrote:
>
> On 06/07/2016 11:22 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > Em Mon, 30 May 2016 20:29:14 +0800
> > Tiffany Lin <tiffany.lin@mediatek.com> escreveu:
> >
> >> ==============
> >> Introduction
> >> ==============
> >>
> >> The purpose of this series is to add the driver for video codec hw embedded in the Mediatek's MT8173 SoCs.
> >> Mediatek Video Codec is able to handle video decoding of in a range of formats.
> >>
> >> This patch series add Mediatek block format V4L2_PIX_FMT_MT21, the decoder driver will decoded bitstream to
> >> V4L2_PIX_FMT_MT21 format.
> >>
> >> This patch series rely on MTK VPU driver in patch series "Add MT8173 Video Encoder Driver and VPU Driver"[1]
> >> and patch "CHROMIUM: v4l: Add V4L2_PIX_FMT_VP9 definition"[2] for VP9 support.
> >> Mediatek Video Decoder driver rely on VPU driver to load, communicate with VPU.
> >>
> >> Internally the driver uses videobuf2 framework and MTK IOMMU and MTK SMI both have been merged in v4.6-rc1.
> >>
> >> [1]https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/33734/
> >> [2]https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/#/c/245241/
> >
> > Hmm... I'm not seeing the firmware for this driver at the
> > linux-firmware tree:
> > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/log/
> >
> > Nor I'm seeing any pull request for them. Did you send it?
> > I'll only merge the driver upstream after seeing such pull request.
>
Sorry, I am not familiar with how to upstream firmware.
Do you mean we need to upstream vpu firmware first before merge encoder
driver upstream?

In
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/tree/README, it mentions that
"To submit firmware to this repository, please send either a git binary
diff or preferably a git pull request to: linux-firmware@kernel.org and
also cc: to related mailing lists."

How we made a git pull request to linux-firmware@kernel.org?
How we find out related mailing lists?

best regards,
Tiffany

> Mauro, are you confusing the decoder and encoder driver? I haven't thoroughly reviewed the decoder driver
> yet, so there is no pull request for the decoder driver.
>
> The only pull request I made was for the encoder driver.
>
> Regards,
>
> Hans


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