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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] drm/simpledrm: Bind to OF framebuffers in /chosen
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Am 20.11.21 um 04:23 schrieb Hector Martin:
> On 18/11/2021 18.19, Thomas Zimmermann wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> Am 17.11.21 um 15:58 schrieb Hector Martin:
>>> @@ -897,5 +898,21 @@ static struct platform_driver
>>> simpledrm_platform_driver = {
>>>    module_platform_driver(simpledrm_platform_driver);
>>> +static int __init simpledrm_init(void)
>>> +{
>>> +    struct device_node *np;
>>> +
>>> +    if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_OF_ADDRESS) && of_chosen) {
>>> +        for_each_child_of_node(of_chosen, np) {
>>> +            if (of_device_is_compatible(np, "simple-framebuffer"))
>>> +                of_platform_device_create(np, NULL, NULL);
>>> +        }
>>> +    }
>>> +
>>> +    return 0;
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +fs_initcall(simpledrm_init);
>>> +
>>
>> Simpledrm is just a driver, but this is platform setup code. Why is this
>> code located here and not under arch/ or drivers/firmware/?
>>
>> I know that other drivers do similar things, it doesn't seem to belong
>> here.
>
> This definitely doesn't belong in either of those, since it is not arch-
> or firmware-specific. It is implementing support for the standard
> simple-framebuffer OF binding, which specifies that it must be located
> within the /chosen node (and thus the default OF setup code won't do the
> matching for you); this applies to all OF platforms [1]
>
> Adding Rob; do you think this should move from simplefb/simpledrm to
> common OF code? (where?)

ping!

>
> [1] Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/simple-framebuffer.yaml
>

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Thomas Zimmermann
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SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
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