[PATCH] ata: new driver to support the internal sata controller on Armada-XP

Uwe Kleine-König u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de
Tue Feb 14 00:49:11 PST 2017

Hallo Peter,

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 05:30:27PM +0300, Peter Mamonov wrote:
> Our approach for the same problem was to put SATA PHY initialization into the 
> board specific code (I guess in your case it is 
> arch/arm/boards/marvell-armada-xp-gp/board.c) and bind the generic ATA driver 
> (drivers/ata/intf_platform_ide.c) via the device tree.

I copied the PHY initialisation from U-Boot generic code, so I think
there is nothing board-specific here and having that code in a driver is
fine. Also this approach works with the dt that is imported from the
kernel. (Not sure if that is applicable to your solution?)

Best regards

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