Any success with iPhone LCD screen

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by goocreations » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:23 pm
I've now googled for 2 days and I get a lot of post on this topic, but it seems no one has a clear answer to this.

Will an iPhone LCD (eg: display work on a Raspberry Pi? Will it be possible to plug in the DSI and the dislpay will work, or do I have to do some soldering or write custom drivers?
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by ghans » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:50 pm
The answers in order of the questions.
Yes , yes.
Note that there is NO documentation available for DSI , CSI or the GPU (the code will HAVE to run on the GPU).
It's a trade secret , but the foundation members (Broadcom employees) have access to it (and will release a display - maybe).
Reverse engineering is deemed impossible , especially because the GPU has an unknown architecture and instruction set.

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