ARM HDLCD Driver Merged Into DRM-Next

2016-Feb-11 | Tags: developmentdriverkernel

Linux on ARMLanding today in DRM-Next for eventual merging into the Linux 4.5 kernel source tree is the ARM HDLCD driver.

HLCD in this context is short for ARM's High Definition Color LCD controller. The driver source is in Git is just over one thousand lines of code. This driver was officially developed at ARM.

The HDLCD is described at the ARM Information Center as "An ARM HDLCD controller in the Cortex-A5 MPCore test chip provides graphic display capabilities. The controller is a frame buffer device that is capable of displaying up to 1920×1080p pixel resolution at 60Hz with a 165MHz pixel clock from OSCCLK3...

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