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Subject[PATCH v4 0/8] drm/meson: add support for Amlogic Video FBC
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Amlogic uses a proprietary lossless image compression protocol and format
for their hardware video codec accelerators, either video decoders or
video input encoders.

It considerably reduces memory bandwidth while writing and reading
frames in memory.

The underlying storage is considered to be 3 components, 8bit or 10-bit
per component, YCbCr 420, single plane :
- DRM_FORMAT_YUV420_8BIT
- DRM_FORMAT_YUV420_10BIT

This modifier will be notably added to DMA-BUF frames imported from the V4L2
Amlogic VDEC decoder.

At least two layout are supported :
- Basic: composed of a body and a header
- Scatter: the buffer is filled with a IOMMU scatter table referring
to the encoder current memory layout. This mode if more efficient in terms
of memory allocation but frames are not dumpable and only valid during until
the buffer is freed and back in control of the encoder

At least two options are supported :
- Memory saving: when the pixel bpp is 8b, the size of the superblock can
be reduced, thus saving memory.

This serie adds the missing register, updated the FBC decoder registers
content to be committed by the crtc code.

The Amlogic FBC has been tested with compressed content from the Amlogic
HW VP9 decoder on S905X (GXL), S905D2 (G12A) and S905X3 (SM1) in 8bit
(Scatter+Mem Saving on G12A/SM1, Mem Saving on GXL) and 10bit
(Scatter on G12A/SM1, default on GXL).

It's expected to work as-is on GXM and G12B SoCs.

Changes since v3 at [3]:
- added dropped fourcc patch for scatter
- fixed build of last patch

Changes since v2 at [2]:
- Added "BASIC" layout and moved the SCATTER mode as layout, making
BASIC and SCATTER layout exclusives
- Moved the Memory Saving at bit 8 for options fields
- Split fourcc and overlay patch to introduce basic, mem saving and then
scatter in separate patches
- Added comment about "transferability" of the buffers

Changes since v1 at [1]:
- s/VD1_AXI_SEL_AFB/VD1_AXI_SEL_AFBC/ into meson_registers.h

[1] https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/73722/#rev1
[2] https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/73722/#rev2

Neil Armstrong (8):
drm/fourcc: Add modifier definitions for describing Amlogic Video
Framebuffer Compression
drm/meson: add Amlogic Video FBC registers
drm/meson: overlay: setup overlay for Amlogic FBC
drm/meson: crtc: handle commit of Amlogic FBC frames
drm/fourcc: amlogic: Add modifier definitions for Memory Saving option
drm/meson: overlay: setup overlay for Amlogic FBC Memory Saving mode
drm/fourcc: amlogic: Add modifier definitions for the Scatter layout
drm/meson: overlay: setup overlay for Amlogic FBC Scatter Memory
layout

drivers/gpu/drm/meson/meson_crtc.c | 118 ++++++++---
drivers/gpu/drm/meson/meson_drv.h | 16 ++
drivers/gpu/drm/meson/meson_overlay.c | 257 +++++++++++++++++++++++-
drivers/gpu/drm/meson/meson_registers.h | 22 ++
include/uapi/drm/drm_fourcc.h | 66 ++++++
5 files changed, 441 insertions(+), 38 deletions(-)

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2.22.0

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