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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] drm/rockchip: remove existing generic drivers to take over the device
Hello Thomas,

On 5/16/21 12:30 PM, Thomas Zimmermann wrote:
> Am 16.05.21 um 09:48 schrieb Javier Martinez Canillas:
>> There are drivers that register framebuffer devices very early in the boot
>> process and make use of the existing framebuffer as setup by the firmware.
>> If one of those drivers has registered a fbdev, then the fallback fbdev
> of
>> the DRM driver won't be bound to the framebuffer console. To avoid that,
>> remove any existing generic driver and take over the graphics device.
>> By doing that, the fb mapped to the console is switched correctly from the
>> early fbdev to the one registered by the rockchip DRM driver:
>> [ 40.752420] fb0: switching to rockchip-drm-fb from EFI VGA
>> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <>
> Acked-by: Thomas Zimmermann <>
> Ping me if no one else merges the patch.

Sure, I will. And thanks a lot for your review!

> Best regards
> Thomas

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Software Engineer
New Platform Technologies Enablement team
RHEL Engineering

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