[Letux-kernel] [PATCH RFC] bluetooth: add uart h4 devices via serdev/devicetree

Jon Nettleton jon at solid-run.com
Sat Jan 12 12:16:49 CET 2019


On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 8:57 PM Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info> wrote:
>
> Hi Marcel,
>
> On Fri, 4 Jan 2019 10:07:34 +0100
> Marcel Holtmann <marcel at holtmann.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi Andreas,
> >
> > >>>> Btw. I see nothing standing in the way of merging btuart.c driver and then go from there. Either I dig this out and submit or someone else does.
> > >>>>
> > >>> Do you mean this?
> > >>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10490651/
> > >>
> > >> yes, that one.
> > >>
> > > Hmm, there seemed to be nothing in the pull requests regarding btuart.
> > > Did you change plans?
> >
> > because I only submitted it as RFC. We can easily merge that one upstream since it is rather trivial. The main problem is how you want to do the device matching. Do you have a DT entry for your really simple devices?
> >
> Hmm, in that link it is non-rfc. So someone picked you rfc patch up and
> submitted it?
>
> You might see what we are already doing here:
> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=letux-kernel.git;a=blobdiff;f=arch/arm/boot/dts/omap3-gta04.dtsi;h=4d2bac4293938de4a15a59979616909cf8842524;hp=bfced960d63ec40cf9db4901374b331737a9a168;hb=f78bf51754e35010de40518b9a8a148d0269bbc8;hpb=b6805813a9ab5b0d66b44cc54a0059eca4dd0a98
>
> We are using compatible = "wi2wi,w2cbw003-bluetooth"
>
> But I think we should also add a generic device string like
> bluetooth,h4
> So if people dig out older hardware, they can just add that to their
> device trees and have bluetooth
>
> The full patchset we are currently using is here:
> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=letux-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/letux/bluetooth-h4-serdev
>
> Regards,
> Andreas

Good timing for this thread.  I have just integrated the mynewt blehci
firmware for the nina-b1 chip integrated onto our SOM.  This is
exactly the functionality I need in the kernel to make the
initialization seamless.  A generic device string is exactly what
would be needed for most devices that are running in this
configuration.  We may also want to have a generic reset_gpio handler.

-Jon


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