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Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:09:17 +0200
From:   Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>
To:     Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
Cc:     Paul Cercueil <paul@...pouillou.net>,
        David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>,
        Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@...ux.intel.com>,
        Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@...tlin.com>,
        Sean Paul <sean@...rly.run>, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] DRM: Add KMS driver for the Ingenic JZ47xx SoCs

On Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 10:59:44PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > +	ret = drm_fbdev_generic_setup(drm, 16);
> > +	if (ret) {
> > +		dev_err(dev, "Failed to init fbdev\n");
> > +		goto err_devclk_disable;
> > +	}
> fbdev is usually considered an optionl feature that do not prevent
> the display driver from loading.
> Consider what to do in the error case.

Drive-through comment: Totally ok to require this, failing here usually
means you have a driver bug somewhere. fbdev is optional as in Kconfig
optional, but people who enable it generally need it.
-Daniel
-- 
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
http://blog.ffwll.ch

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