[meta-freescale] [meta-fsl-arm][PATCH] u-boot-fslc: mx6sabresd: Enable HDMI video in bootargs

Gary Thomas gary at mlbassoc.com
Mon Jun 1 08:04:00 PDT 2015

On 2015-06-01 08:55, Nikolay Dimitrov wrote:
> Hi Fabio,
> On 06/01/2015 05:01 PM, Fabio Estevam wrote:
>> On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 6:01 PM, Nikolay Dimitrov <picmaster at mail.bg> wrote:
>>> ++#define VIDEO_ARGS    "video=mxcfb0:dev=hdmi,1280x720M at 60,if=RGB24 " \
>> What if the user wants to use LVDS as fb0?
>> Not sure if we should really hardcode this kernel command line.
> Well, the user has some options:
> 1. editenv mmcargs
> 2. edit the patch and rebuild
> The only reason of proposing it this way is that I haven't found a
> better way to do it.

If you make this a proper U-Boot [enviroment] variable then it's easy
to override - no compiling necessary :-)

> PS: Actually, there's a slightly better way - adding support for
> extlinux boot configuration, and if you guys are interested I can send
> a patch so you can kick my arse about it too :D.

It might be nice to know how this can work in any case.

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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