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I’m interested in porting a device driver from Angstrom to Debian for the Beaglebone Black. More specifically, I would like to make a 7" LCD with resistive touch work. I have the .c driver file and .dts and .dtsi files that can be ported to Debian.

Is it necessary for me to recompile the kernel or can I just include the dts/dtbo file and reboot? If so can you please explain why?

Well if it's just the dts, look at:

work flow is here: