tony at atomide.com
Tue Sep 12 16:59:19 CEST 2017
* Grazvydas Ignotas <notasas at gmail.com> [170910 06:36]:
> On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 7:50 PM, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
> >> Am 08.09.2017 um 18:00 schrieb Tony Lindgren <tony at atomide.com>:
> >> Hmm it might be possible to just init the MMC_QUIRK_NONSTD_SDIO
> >> in omap_hsmmc.c driver directly based on a custom compatible
> >> like "ti,omap4-hsmmc-wl1251".
> > Ah, that could be a simple addition. We do have others like
> > ti,non-removable or ti,needs-special-reset.
> >> But maybe there's some better
> >> solution that would be more future proof with the SDHCI driver
> >> work progressing nicely.
> >> Anyways, getting rid of the platform_data for hsmmc sure
> >> would make things simpler.
> > To me it looks as if the key activity which makes it non-standard
> > is to call pandora_wl1251_init_card() after starting sdio.
> > And registering the wl1251 platform driver without DT (sdio subnode
> > support).
> > @notaz: what is your opinions?
> The reason NONSTD_SDIO was needed is because wl1251 lacks standard
> SDIO registers that identify the chip and it's SDIO functions (only
> later TI chips have that). There was no way to pass that data through
> DT, so mmc3 was disabled in DT and started through platform_data with
> the data passed through using a quirk.
> I haven't followed the development for years now, so have no idea how
> to solve it best in current kernel. As there are no mainline users
> (nobody noticed the breakage for more than a year) and it's broken
> without a known fix, it might make sense to just remove wl1251
Probably best to fix it, these devices will be around for 10 more
years I think.
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