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Subject[PATCH v4 0/4] Enable Hantro G1 post-processor
Hi all,

The Hantro G1 VPU post-processor block can be pipelined with
the decoder hardware, allowing to perform operations such as
color conversion, scaling, rotation, cropping, among others.

When the post-processor is enabled, the decoder hardware
needs its own set of NV12 buffers (the native decoder format),
and the post-processor is the owner of the CAPTURE buffers,
allocated for the post-processed format.

This way, applications obtain post-processed
(scaled, converted, etc) buffers transparently.

This feature is implemented by exposing the post-processed pixel
formats on ENUM_FMT, ordered as "preferred pixelformat first":

v4l2-ctl -d 1 --list-formats
Type: Video Capture Multiplanar

[0]: 'NV12' (Y/CbCr 4:2:0)
[1]: 'YUYV' (YUYV 4:2:2)

The order of preference in ENUM_FMT can be used as a hint
by applications. This series updates the uAPI specification

When the application sets a pixel format other than NV12,
the post-processor is transparently enabled.

Patch 1 updates the uAPI specification.
Patch 2 and 3 are cleanups to easier integrate the post-processor.
Patch 4 introduces the post-processing support.

This is tested on RK3288 platforms with MPEG-2, VP8 and
H264 streams, decoding to YUY2 surfaces. For now, this series
is only adding support for NV12-to-YUY2 conversion.

Applies to media/master.


Changes v4:

* Make the post-proc queue as deep as the capture queue.
* Rework the mmio read/write/relaxed helpers to avoid impacting
the VP8 implementation.
* Rename prepare/finish_run to avoid confusion.
* Remove HANTRO_PP_REG_WRITE unneeded checks.
* Add a comment in vidioc_enum_fmt regarding the format enumeration

Changes v3:

* After discussing with Hans and Tomasz during the media summit
in ELCE, we decided to go back on the MC changes. The MC topology
is now untouched. This means the series is now similar to v1,
except we explicitly use the ENUM_FMT to hint about the post-processed

Changes v2:

* The decoder->post-processor topology is now exposed
explicitly and applications need to configure the pipeline.
By default, the decoder is enabled and the post-processor
is disabled.

* RGB post-processing output has been dropped. We might
add this in the future, but for now, it seems it would
make the code more complex without a use-case in mind.
RGB is much more memory-consuming so less attractive
than YUV, and modern GPUs and display controllers support YUV.

* The post-processor implementation still supports RK3288
only. However, a generic register infrastructure is introduced
to make addition of other variants such as RK3399 really easy.

Ezequiel Garcia (4):
media: vidioc-enum-fmt.rst: clarify format preference
media: hantro: Cleanup format negotiation helpers
hantro: Rename {prepare,finish}_run to {start,end}_prepare_run
media: hantro: Support color conversion via post-processing

.../media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-enum-fmt.rst | 4 +-
drivers/staging/media/hantro/Makefile | 1 +
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro.h | 66 +++++++-
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_drv.c | 11 +-
.../staging/media/hantro/hantro_g1_h264_dec.c | 4 +-
.../media/hantro/hantro_g1_mpeg2_dec.c | 6 +-
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_g1_regs.h | 53 +++++++
.../staging/media/hantro/hantro_g1_vp8_dec.c | 6 +-
.../staging/media/hantro/hantro_h1_jpeg_enc.c | 4 +-
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_h264.c | 2 +-
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_hw.h | 17 ++-
.../staging/media/hantro/hantro_postproc.c | 142 ++++++++++++++++++
drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_v4l2.c | 109 +++++++++-----
drivers/staging/media/hantro/rk3288_vpu_hw.c | 10 ++
.../media/hantro/rk3399_vpu_hw_jpeg_enc.c | 4 +-
.../media/hantro/rk3399_vpu_hw_mpeg2_dec.c | 4 +-
.../media/hantro/rk3399_vpu_hw_vp8_dec.c | 4 +-
17 files changed, 384 insertions(+), 63 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 drivers/staging/media/hantro/hantro_postproc.c


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