Action Item #530

Enable fbturbo in default rootfs

Added by Hammel over 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:04 Jul 2016
Priority:ImmediateDue date:
Assignee:Hammel% Done:


Category:04 - Root File System
Target version:0.11.0
Severity:01 - Critical


It works well on rpi2. I just need to test it on rpi hardware.

Then I can enable these lines in config.txt to get better color depth:

@@ -27,6 +27,10 @@ overscan_bottom=32

+# If using fbturbo, get more color with these.
+# framebuffer_depth=32
+# framebuffer_ignore_alpha=1

Associated revisions

Revision 2893c9ab
Added by Hammel over 1 year ago

RM #530: Added extended color depth configuration that can be used with fbturbo once that is the default X server driver.


#1 Updated by Hammel over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • % Done changed from 0 to 50

Switched to fbturbo in skeleton xorg.conf.

Uncommented fb settings when using fbturbo.

These need to be verified with a buildroot rebuild.

#2 Updated by Hammel over 1 year ago

Committed and pushed. Testing on RPI (original) build.

#3 Updated by Hammel about 1 year ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 50 to 100

Verified. Changes committed and pushed.

Closing issue.

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