GFX support in linaro omap4/panda kernel

Ricardo Salveti de Araujo ricardo.salveti at canonical.com
Mon Mar 28 14:32:59 UTC 2011


On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 14:52 +0300, Amit Mahajan wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 18:32 +0800, Bryan Wu wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Dechesne, Nicolas <n-dechesne at ti.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Amit Mahajan <amit.mahajan at b-labs.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> Is the support for graphics/gfx driver available in linaro kernel?
> > >>
> > >> I am interested in booting omap4 port of linaro kernel using some GUI
> > >> filesystem of linaro.
> > >
> > > not sure exactly what you want to do, but TI provides SGX packages for
> > > Ubuntu through the Launchpad PPA (ppa:tiomap-dev/omap-trunk,
> > > https://launchpad.net/~tiomap-dev/+archive/omap-trunk). there are packages
> > > for natty.
> > >
> > 
> > Yeah, I think you also need a kernel which enabled SGX supporting. We
> > just merged those patches in latest Ubuntu kernel release:
> > http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/ubuntu-natty.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-omap4
> > 
> > Or, Andy Green and Ricardo can help to provide a kernel tree without
> > Ubuntu delta things.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> 
> Nice. Yes SGX support is required at both ends(kernel as well as
> filesystem). I will look at the links.

Andy's kernel should have these patches integrated, and without the
ubuntu sauce on it.

For ubuntu these were the patches I sent to have SGX support:
http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=rsalveti/ubuntu-natty.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-omap4

Cheers,
-- 
Ricardo Salveti de Araujo




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