On 2018-12-21 9:45 a.m., Deng, Emily wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michel Dänzer <mic...@daenzer.net>
>> Sent: Friday, December 21, 2018 4:38 PM
>> To: Deng, Emily <emily.d...@amd.com>
>> Cc: amd-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/amdgpu/virtual_dce: Need to pin the fb's bo
>> On 2018-12-21 8:26 a.m., Emily Deng wrote:
>>> When the bo is used to set mode, the bo need to be pinned.
>> On second thought, why does the BO need to be pinned? When using the display
>> hardware, the BO needs to be pinned to prevent it from being moved while the
>> hardware is scanning out from it, but that shouldn't be necessary here.
> The pin here is used for scan out the buffer by remote display app.

I still don't understand why pinning is needed. What mechanism does the
remote display app use to access the BO contents?

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