[PATCH 2/3] ARM64: dts: amlogic: Add basic support for Amlogic S905X

Kevin Hilman khilman at baylibre.com
Mon Sep 12 13:43:39 PDT 2016

Carlo Caione <carlo at caione.org> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 6:28 PM, Andreas Färber <afaerber at suse.de> wrote:
>>> +Boards with the Amlogic Meson GXL SoC shall have the following properties:
>>> +  Required root node property:
>>> +    compatible: "amlogic,meson-gxl-s905x", "amlogic,meson-gxl";
>> Can we please use "amlogic,s905x", "amlogic,meson-gxl"? No need to
>> complicate the name. Also affects .dtsi and .dts below.
> gxl != s905x.
> AFAWK to the GXL family belong several different SoCs, like S905X,
> S905D, etc... (see patch 3/3)
> This is why we use meson-gxl-s905x, meson-gxl-s905d, etc...


> We could s/meson-gxl-s905x/meson-s905x/ and
> s/meson-gxl-s905d/meson-s905d/ but I honestly prefer this way because
> we can clearly see which family the SoC belongs to (the Amlogic naming
> convention is already messy enough).
> I mean, yes it's longer, but it's for the sake of documentation IMO.



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