[Buildroot] setting a driver in directfb through buildroot
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Aug 9 14:18:26 UTC 2010
On Mon, 9 Aug 2010 13:05:25 +0100
anthony henderson <development at fair-games.com> wrote:
> I hope someone can help me out on this.
> I've compiled my rootfs in build root with directfb set. I'm using a cirrus
> logic FB93xx, which as far as I can see it has a driver. I can't see any
> way of setting the driver in make menuconfig. I can however see in the
> directory buildroot/package/directfb a file called config.in. Can I set
> here? If so can anyone tell me what to put in for the EP93XX driver, I
> can't find anything documented? I have tried setting from my ARM system
> using the directfb-config with
> directfb-config --graphics=ep93xx. This doesn't work. I just says driver
> I think I need the correct driver as directfb examples are crashing with
> directfbcreate(&dfb) initialization error!
I've cooked the attached patch to allow a Buildroot option to enable
the DirectFB ep9x driver. Could you apply the patch to Buildroot, enable
the BR2_PACKAGE_DIRECTFB_EP9X option, and rebuild ?
Note: I haven't tested the patch, so it may not work.
Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
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