[Buildroot] setting a driver in directfb through buildroot

anthony henderson development at fair-games.com
Tue Aug 10 08:05:33 UTC 2010


Thankyou Thomas,  the patch adds the driver to the menucofig, however I
still can't get directfb or sdl to work.  I'll keep on test and try to find
out why.

On 9 August 2010 15:18, Thomas Petazzoni <
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:

> Hello Anthony,
>
> 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
> > none.
> >
> > 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.
>
> Regards,
>
> Thomas
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Regards Tony
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