[PATCH 1/2] PM / Domains: Add OF support
broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Dec 26 14:24:25 EST 2011
On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 08:13:19PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Monday, December 12, 2011, Thomas Abraham wrote:
> > A device node pointer is added to generic pm domain structure to associate
> > the domain with a node in the device tree.
> That sounds fine except for one thing: PM domains are not devices, so adding
> "device node" pointers to them is kind of confusing. Perhaps there should be
> something like struct dt_node, representing a more general device tree node?
There's struct of_node which is exactly that, though practically
speaking you need a device if you're going to bind automatically to
something from the device tree in a sensible fashion and there is actual
hardware under there so a device does make some sense.
This is in part compatibility with the existing Exynos code which uses
devices to probe the domains for non-DT systems.
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