[meta-freescale] Regarding bitbaking for custom board (IMX6Q)with no display, for adding GPU support

Daiane Angolini daiane.list at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 05:14:00 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 7:38 AM, Abhilash Abraham
<abhilash.abraham at vvdntech.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>           I'm having a custom board with IMX6Q with no display. I'm having
> my captured frame being send to a remote system via socket. I'm using the
> v4l2 interface for the capture and sending it to GPU for some processing and
> need to take the processed data and send to the remote system. I have the
> following queries:
> 1. Should I be using an image without x11 and wayland because to my
> understanding the GPU processed image is coming in the framebuffers /dev/fb*
> and to use this I presume both x11 and wayland should be removed. Or in
> other words can I read from /dev/fb* even if its a x11 build?

If your board does not have a display, I think it's really better to
avoid X11 or Wayland and stick to Framebuffer

> 2. Which is the best image to be bitbaked for my purpose?

Your own image.

Start with core-image-basic, and then include the packages you need.

> With Warm Regards,
> Abhilash T Abraham
> VVDN Technologies Pvt Ltd
> Cell : +91 9995202916 | Skype : abhilashtabraham
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