[PATCH v2 07/10] ARM: tegra: pcie: Add device tree support

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Wed Jun 13 12:20:04 EDT 2012

On 06/13/2012 12:34 AM, Thierry Reding wrote:
> * Stephen Warren wrote:
>> I think you also need a property to specify the exact port
>> layout; the Tegra20 controller supports:
>> 1 x4 port 2 x2 ports (you can choose to use only 1 of these I
>> assume)
>> So just because only 1 of the ports is enabled, doesn't imply
>> it's x4; it could still be x2.
>> Tegra30 has more options.
> Both the upstream and downstream drivers currently hard-code this
> to dual and 411 (I assume that means 1x4, 2x1?) configurations for
> Tegra20 and Tegra30 respectively. Unfortunately the register
> AFI_PCIE_CONFIG isn't documented on Tegra20 at all and for Tegra30
> lists only the valid configurations (see PCIe CONFIG) but
> not the corresponding encodings.
> Maybe a good name for the new property would be "num-lanes". I also
> wonder if this property would be better off in the parent node,
> which would make it easier to check for valid configurations.
> Otherwise the code would have to collect the settings of all the
> ports and check if the combination is valid. Then again, having
> num-lanes in the parent with one cell for each controller isn't
> very nice if each controller can be individually disabled.

Indeed, since the register that controls this is in the main register
set rather than the per-port register set, it does seem like a good
idea to put the property in the main node, not the per-port node.

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