Patchwork [U-Boot,v2] VIDEO: better document the correct use of CONFIG_FB_ADDR

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Submitter Wolfgang Denk
Date Jan. 3, 2013, 10:43 a.m.
Message ID <1357209839-1784-1-git-send-email-wd@denx.de>
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Permalink /patch/209208/
State Accepted
Delegated to: Anatolij Gustschin
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Wolfgang Denk - Jan. 3, 2013, 10:43 a.m.
Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>
cc: Anatolij Gustschin <agust@denx.de>
---
V2: changed text as suggested by Jeroen Hofstee
    in <50E55D24.8000809@myspectrum.nl>

 README | 13 ++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
Anatolij Gustschin - Jan. 14, 2013, 7:29 p.m.
Hi Wolfgang,

On Thu,  3 Jan 2013 11:43:59 +0100
Wolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de> wrote:

> Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>
> cc: Anatolij Gustschin <agust@denx.de>
> ---
> V2: changed text as suggested by Jeroen Hofstee
>     in <50E55D24.8000809@myspectrum.nl>
> 
>  README | 13 ++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

applied to u-boot-video/master. Thanks!

Anatolij

Patch

diff --git a/README b/README
index 78f40df..f84108e 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -2695,11 +2695,14 @@  FIT uImage format:
 - Frame Buffer Address:
 		CONFIG_FB_ADDR
 
-		Define CONFIG_FB_ADDR if you want to use specific
-		address for frame buffer.
-		Then system will reserve the frame buffer address to
-		defined address instead of lcd_setmem (this function
-		grabs the memory for frame buffer by panel's size).
+		Define CONFIG_FB_ADDR if you want to use specific
+		address for frame buffer.  This is typically the case
+		when using a graphics controller has separate video
+		memory.  U-Boot will then place the frame buffer at
+		the given address instead of dynamically reserving it
+		in system RAM by calling lcd_setmem(), which grabs
+		the memory for the frame buffer depending on the
+		configured panel size.
 
 		Please see board_init_f function.