[Buildroot] [PATCH v7 10/13] Vivante drivers: bump to version 3.10.17-1.0.1

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon May 4 15:15:43 UTC 2015


On Mon, 4 May 2015 17:12:27 +0200, Antoine Ténart wrote:

> > Applied, thanks. Is 3.10.17 the latest version of the GPU drivers? I
> > think my colleague Antoine Ténart used a more recent version with the
> > 3.10.53 Freescale kernel. Antoine, can you clarify?
> The latest version of the Vivante drivers seems to be the 5.0.11.p4.1
> one, at least that's what meta-fsl-arm is using since April, 2nd. I've
> tested this new version with a 3.10.53 Freescale kernel, and it's
> working fine.
> You can see the version scheme does not follow the previous one, and
> that's also true for other parts of this release: the binary name is
> different and the sources aren't organized the same way.
> Also, the package/freescale-imx/gpu-viv-bin-mx6q/0001-correct-HAL-include.patch
> patch isn't needed anymore and some other minor modifications can be
> done.
> I'd be happy to send a patch, but because this isn't just a version bump
> it's not (easily) possible to have both 3.10.17 and 5.0.11 versions to
> live alongside. What's you thoughts on this?

Jérôme, Gary, would you be able to test the new version of the GPU
drivers, and see if they work with both 3.10.17 and 3.10.53 ?


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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