[RFC] i.MX: drop secondary clocks
shawn.guo at linaro.org
Fri Mar 9 03:03:26 EST 2012
On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 10:42:27PM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> Hi All,
> On i.MX we currently have grouped clocks, also known as secondary clocks.
> These are clocks that get enabled when the primary clock gets enabled. This
> doesn't integrate well into the generic clock framework. Also we often return
> the rate of one clock and really enable/disable another clock. I plan to get
> rid of these clocks by exposing the individual clocks to the drivers. The
> following is meant as an example how this can be done. I have a more complete
> series internally but this conflicts with Richards clk_prepare series.
> Thanks to the nature of clk_get we can simply clk_get the individual clocks in
> the drivers and the current clock implementation will always return the one
> with con_id = NULL. Then with the generic clk implementation the drivers will
> finally get the individual clocks.
> So unless there are objections I will follow up on this after the next merge
So glad to see you are getting rid of this nasty imx secondary clock.
I agree this is the way to go.
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