[PATCH v3 0/4] DT clock bindings

Rob Herring robherring2 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 14:09:36 EDT 2012


On 06/13/2012 10:26 AM, Peter De Schrijver wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 04:41:47PM +0200, Rob Herring wrote:
>> From: Rob Herring <rob.herring at calxeda.com>
>> This series defines clock bindings for Device-Tree and adds kernel
>> support using the common clock infrastructure. The last patch enables
>> DT clock support for the Calxeda Highbank platform.
>> I'm posting this again to solicit further review. There has been some
>> discussion[1], but no definite path forward. This series is not changed
>> from the last post other than rebasing to v3.5-rc2.
>> Rob
>> [1] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2012-May/100932.html
> How would this binding work for clocks which can take a spinlock pointer as a
> init parameter (eg. clk-gate).

Other than fixed clocks, this makes no attempt at generic bindings.
There is still per clock init required which can allocate a spinlock if
necessary. If you look at the highbank code, it would be trivial to
initialize spinlocks as needed.


> Cheers,
> Peter.

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