[PATCH 10/12] mtd: nand: davinci: don't set timings if AEMIF is used

Santosh Shilimkar santosh.shilimkar at ti.com
Mon Nov 25 19:55:57 EST 2013

On Sunday 24 November 2013 04:46 AM, Sekhar Nori wrote:
> On Friday 22 November 2013 11:08 PM, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
>> On Thursday 21 November 2013 12:07 PM, Nori, Sekhar wrote:
>>> On 11/14/2013 8:06 PM, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:


>>> Yes, that would be the ideal way. But the reality is that there is close
>>> to zero chance of all the DaVinci platforms using AEMIF ever getting
>>> converted to DT. This means that we will never be able to get rid of
>>> this piece of code.
>> Well that means some of those platforms support will get deprecated
>> soon considering other basic frameworks like irq, timer wheel etc
>> is assuming the DT direction. But its your call because if you
>> want those platforms to live, you need to convert them to DT.
>>> I do agree platform data is not the direction you want to take on ARM
>>> but at the same time its not really a deprecated mechanism as far as the
>>> broader kernel is concerned.
>>> So, can we consider adding platform data mechanism to the AEMIF driver?
>> Sorry but answer is "NO". If the above hack is really bothering you,
>> we can actually rip out the above code in question and move it
>> to mach-davinci. Infact thats the best direction to make the
>> mtd nandn driver independent of any platform quirks(dt, pdata etc)
>> Ivan already has a patch to do that and he is going to post
>> that patch. With that patch, we won't need $subject patch.
> Okay I will wait for the patch.
Ivan has posted a patch already and you are copied on it.


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