A Patch to Fix Display Mess Issue About TextView in i.MX6 Android ICS

Document created by Lily Zhang Employee on Jan 22, 2013Last modified by Jodi Paul on Apr 22, 2013
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Overview

The purpose of this document is to provide the patches to fix display mess issue in TextView based on MX6 Android R13.4-GA and R13.4.1 ICS release. Please note these patches are only validated basically for dedicated issues. If you find any side effect with these patches, please add the comments into this document.

 

Issue Description

  • Software: R13.4-GA or R13.4.1 Android releases
  • Hardware: i.MX6Dual/Quad SabreSD board or i.MX6DualLite SabreSD board.
  • Test steps:
    • Install testviewtest.apk
    • Run this APK and key in the text, you will see the text display mess after key in more texts.
  • You can also get the issue descriptions from https://community.freescale.com/thread/303194

 

Patches

You can get the patches from attached textview_fix.zip.

  • For R13.4-GA, please apply the following patches:
    • kernel_imx, unzip Kernel/r13.4-ga/kernel-patch-r13.4-ga-gpu4.6.9p10.tar.gz and apply the patches.
    • device/fsl-proprietary/gpu-viv: unzip gpu_lib/gpu-viv-lib-4.6.9p10-font-libGAL-crash-fix.tar.gz and replace lib folder.
  • For R13.4.1, please apply the following patches:
    • kernel_imx, Apply the patch Kernel/r13.4.1/0001-upgrade-gpu-4.6.9p10-kernel-driver_r13.4.1.patc
    • device/fsl-proprietary/gpu-viv: unzip gpu_lib/gpu-viv-lib-4.6.9p10-font-libGAL-crash-fix.tar.gz and replace lib folder.

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