[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v3 2/3] ARM: dts: add Netronix E60K02 board common file

Andreas Kemnade andreas at kemnade.info
Sun Oct 13 17:56:44 CEST 2019


On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:56:33 +0200
Marco Felsch <m.felsch at pengutronix.de> wrote:

> On 19-10-11 18:19, Andreas Kemnade wrote:
> > On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:22:14 +0200
> > Marco Felsch <m.felsch at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> >   
> > > On 19-10-11 17:05, Andreas Kemnade wrote:  
> > > > On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:29:27 -0500
> > > > Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> wrote:
> > > >     
> > > > > On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:41:48AM +0200, Andreas Kemnade wrote:    
> > > > > > On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:56:09 +0200
> > > > > > Marco Felsch <m.felsch at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> > > > > >       
> > > > > > > Hi Andreas,
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > On 19-10-10 21:23, Andreas Kemnade wrote:      
> > > > > > > > The Netronix board E60K02 can be found some several Ebook-Readers,
> > > > > > > > at least the Kobo Clara HD and the Tolino Shine 3. The board
> > > > > > > > is equipped with different SoCs requiring different pinmuxes.
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > For now the following peripherals are included:
> > > > > > > > - LED
> > > > > > > > - Power Key
> > > > > > > > - Cover (gpio via hall sensor)
> > > > > > > > - RC5T619 PMIC (the kernel misses support for rtc and charger
> > > > > > > >   subdevices).
> > > > > > > > - Backlight via lm3630a
> > > > > > > > - Wifi sdio chip detection (mmc-powerseq and stuff)
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > It is based on vendor kernel but heavily reworked due to many
> > > > > > > > changed bindings.
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>
> > > > > > > > ---
> > > > > > > > Changes in v3:
> > > > > > > > - better led name
> > > > > > > > - correct memory size
> > > > > > > > - comments about missing devices
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Changes in v2:
> > > > > > > > - reordered, was 1/3
> > > > > > > > - moved pinmuxes to their actual users, not the parents
> > > > > > > >   of them
> > > > > > > > - removed some already-disabled stuff
> > > > > > > > - minor cleanups        
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > You won't change the muxing, so a this dtsi can be self contained?
> > > > > > >       
> > > > > > So you want me to put a big 
> > > > > > #if defined(MX6SLL)       
> > > > > 
> > > > > Not sure what the comment meant, but no, don't do this. C defines in dts 
> > > > > files are for symbolic names for numbers and assembling bitfields and 
> > > > > that's it.    
> > > > 
> > > > yes, that is also my opinion. For now, there is only one user
> > > > of this .dtsi, but I have another one in preparation. That is the
> > > > reason for splitting things between .dts and .dtsi to avoid such ugly
> > > > ifdefs    
> > > 
> > > Then IMHO the pnictrl-* entries shouldn't appear in the dsti.
> > >   
> > hmm, maybe now I understand your idea:
> > You do not want only to have
> > 
> >   pinctrl_lm3630a_bl_gpio: lm3630a_bl_gpio_grp {
> >                         fsl,pins = <
> >                                 MX6SLL_PAD_EPDC_PWR_CTRL3__GPIO2_IO10   0x10059 /* HWEN */  
> >                         >;  
> >                 };
> > in dts, but also  do not have these in .dtsi:
> > 
> >                 pinctrl-names = "default";
> >                 pinctrl-0 = <&pinctrl_lm3630a_bl_gpio>;
> > 
> > and instead have in dts:
> > &lm3630a {
> >  	pinctrl-names = "default";
> >         pinctrl-0 = <&pinctrl_lm3630a_bl_gpio>;
> > 	
> > };
> > 
> > 
> > just to make sure I get it right before doing the restructuring work. That way of structuring things did not come to my mind, but then the .dtsi is self-contained.  
> 
> That is what I mean but wait for Shawn's comments. It's just my opinion
> that .dtsi and .dts files should be self-contained.

for files like the imx6sll.dtsi, I would clearly agree, here it might
hide errors like missing pinmuxes in the dts, so it is not so clear.
But if there is is consensus about .dtsi being self-contained I will not
refuse to restructurize my work.

Regards,
Andreas
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