[PATCH v4 3/3] ARM: OMAP2+: onenand: prepare for gpmc driver migration

Jon Hunter jon-hunter at ti.com
Tue Jun 26 10:56:40 EDT 2012

Hi Afzal,

On 06/26/2012 09:39 AM, Jon Hunter wrote:
> Hi Afzal,
> On 06/26/2012 03:29 AM, Mohammed, Afzal wrote:
>> Hi Jon,
>> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 21:42:14, Hunter, Jon wrote:
>>> On 06/22/2012 04:01 AM, Afzal Mohammed wrote:
>>>> +static int hf, vhf, sync_read, sync_write, latency;
>>> I am wondering if we can remove hf, vhf, sync_read/write variables
>>> completely. We already have flags from sync_read/write and so we could
>>> just use the cfg->flags variable and remove sync_read/write variables.
>> For default frequency, sync_write can get turned off, so flag may or
>> may not be same as sync_write
> Good point. I missed that.
>>> At the same time, we could create flags for ONENAND_FREQ_HF and
>>> ONENAND_FREQ_VHF or something like that. It could be nice to store the
>>> latency in onenand_data too. In other words, keep all the configuration
>>> in one place.
>> I have a feeling as though platform data fields should not be altered once
>> platform device is registered (as platform data being specific to the
>> board, thinking further, should they be const?, except for a case
>> where it is created by a common helper function for multiple boards with
>> varying capabilities of peripheral).
>> Other than sync_read, all others like hf, vhf, latency, sync_write are
>> updated during driver callback, so if we are going to put these in
>> platform private data fields, platform private data fields has to be
>> updated after platform device is registered.
> May be this is splitting hairs then but I wonder if we should just have
> a single global variable called onenand_flags for storing the current
> state of sync_read, sync_write, vhf and hf. At least this would be only
> one global instead of 4. Not a big deal.

Apart from the above minor nit-pick, please add ...

Reviewed-by: Jon Hunter <jon-hunter at ti.com>


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