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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: xgifb: delete the driver
Hi,

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 12:20:28PM +0100, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:08:28AM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > There has not been any real work done on cleaning this driver up and
> > getting it out of the staging tree in years. Also, no new fb drivers
> > are being added to the tree, so it should be converted into a drm driver
> > as well.
> >
> > Due to the lack of interest in this codebase, just drop it.
> >
> > Cc: Arnaud Patard <arnaud.patard@rtp-net.org>
> > Cc: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@kernel.org>
> > Reported-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Acked-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>

Because of this I just lost fb/display on two of my computers...

So I guess to reintroduce the support for this HW I need to write a new
DRM driver and no staging work anymore. Which of the current DRM drivers
would be best to be used as a template/example for a new driver?

A.

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