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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] drm/panel: make LVDS panel driver DPI capable
Hi Oleksandr.

Thanks for the quick reply.

On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 10:03:20AM +0000, Oleksandr Suvorov wrote:
> Hi Sam,
>
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 3:04 PM Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > The LVDS panel driver has almost everything which is required to
> > > describe a simple parallel RGB panel (also known as DPI, Display
> > > Pixel Interface).
> > >
> > > ---
> >
> > There are a few high-level things we need to have sorted out.
> >
> > The driver, when this patch is added, assumes that certain properties
> > are now mandatory when using the panel-dpi compatible.
> > - data-mapping
> > - width-mm
> > - height-mm
> > - panel-timing
> >
> > But this does not match the panel-dpi binding.
> > So we need the panel-dpi binding updated first.
I just sent a patch-set converting this binding to DT schema.
Let's land this and you can make your changes on top of it.
Care to review it?

> >
> >
> > The current driver specify the connector type in drm_panel_init().
> > But a DPI panel is assumed to use a DRM_MODE_CONNECTOR_DPI,
> > and not a DRM_MODE_CONNECTOR_LVDS.
> > So the drm_panel_init() call needs to take into account the type
> > of binding.
> >
> Thanks, I'll fix it in 2nd version.
> >
> > > @@ -257,7 +279,7 @@ static struct platform_driver panel_lvds_driver = {
> > > .probe = panel_lvds_probe,
> > > .remove = panel_lvds_remove,
> > > .driver = {
> > > - .name = "panel-lvds",
> > > + .name = "panel-generic",
> >
> > I think changing the name of the driver like this is an UAPI change,
> > which is not OK
>
> I see 2 simple ways there:
> - keep the original platform driver name;
Please keep the original platform driver name.
It is a bit confusing but this is the best option I see.

Sam

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