[PATCH 1/3] drivers: misc: add omap_hwspinlock driver

Kevin Hilman khilman at deeprootsystems.com
Tue Oct 19 13:16:51 EDT 2010

Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad at wizery.com> writes:

> From: Simon Que <sque at ti.com>
> Add driver for OMAP's Hardware Spinlock module.
> The OMAP Hardware Spinlock module, initially introduced in OMAP4,
> provides hardware assistance for synchronization between the
> multiple processors in the device (Cortex-A9, Cortex-M3 and
> C64x+ DSP).


> diff --git a/drivers/misc/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> index b743312..ce4b7a6 100644
> --- a/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> @@ -390,6 +390,16 @@ config BMP085
>  	  To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
>  	  module will be called bmp085.
> +	bool "OMAP Hardware Spinlock module"

Should be tristate so it can also be built as a module by default.

e.g., when building multi-OMAP kernels, no reason or this to be
built-in.  It can then be loaded as a module on OMAP4 only.


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