[EXPERIMENTAL] Linux on the LCD screen
#3
(09-20-2016, 01:06 AM)tkaiser Wrote:
(09-20-2016, 01:00 AM)Terra854 Wrote: Coming soon on Linux... 

Are you kidding?! There's nothing that could 'come' since it's there from the beginning. It's just defining that you want to use an LCD instead of HDMI (or configuring how you want to combine two displays to be used at the same time) and it's done the usual way we're doing this on every other Allwinner SoC with BSP kernel since years: http://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?t...9#pid20149

There's nothing 'experimental', the BSP kernel was able to use the LCD from the beginning, it's just different settings. And it's still done the same way as we know it from older Allwinner SoCs and BSP.

The only problem this community here had or still has is it that some people were so blinded by 'the Mali' hype that they didn't realize that if you want to use an LCD you have to switch settings to use the LCD. No 3D acceleration needed for using a display! Read through the above thread to get the sad details.


Yes, I am aware that support is already included since the beginning, it is just a matter of getting it to work correctly with the correct settings in the dts.

So far, it does not work properly yet as it blank screens after a few seconds (that's why i put "EXPERIMENTAL" to say that it's not ready for normal users because we either haven't discovered the correct settings for it or it's due to other factors, not because I am experimenting with support for the LCD screen).
Donate BTC: 3Eav9uqXi8Nx1axb7QjK6xV4km4K9YGv9a
  Reply


Messages In This Thread
RE: [EXPERIMENTAL] Linux on the LCD screen - by Terra854 - 09-20-2016, 02:25 AM

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Information LCD Support on Linux pfeerick 8 19,978 02-08-2021, 03:30 PM
Last Post: HBeserra
  What other devices can the LCD screen work on? kodachrome 1 3,276 12-07-2019, 06:50 PM
Last Post: kodachrome
  Linux Support UnixOutlaw 69 96,200 03-18-2017, 07:25 PM
Last Post: apple4ever
  LCD screen brightness/contrast Learnincurve 10 14,625 02-17-2017, 12:45 PM
Last Post: psychedup
  Touch screen support shariq_2001 14 21,081 12-07-2016, 07:47 AM
Last Post: Luke
  LCD Touch Screen Problem. Gavin 8 10,282 11-27-2016, 10:26 PM
Last Post: michaelquezon
Photo Playbox LCD on Linux MackPI 10 16,789 10-19-2016, 07:49 AM
Last Post: Zoidiano0
  Screen flashes blue and then goes dark. tanarri 5 8,219 06-22-2016, 10:53 AM
Last Post: tanarri
  LCD Pannel working... Touch screen NOT working?? Why Chopshop13 3 5,437 06-13-2016, 08:24 AM
Last Post: PapaStahl
  LCD screen not powering on Dnode 16 22,213 06-08-2016, 12:59 PM
Last Post: anexpert

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)