[PATCH v3 1/3] devicetree: of: Add bindings for chosen node, stdout-path
frowand.list at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 11:46:09 PST 2014
On 12/3/2014 7:12 AM, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 2:24 AM, Frank Rowand <frowand.list at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/27/2014 9:56 AM, Leif Lindholm wrote:
>>> Add a global binding for the chosen node.
>>> Include a description of the stdout-path, and an explicit statement on
>>> its extra options in the context of a UART console.
>>> Opening description stolen from www.devicetree.org, and part of the
>>> remaining text provided by Mark Rutland.
>>> Signed-off-by: Leif Lindholm <leif.lindholm at linaro.org>
>>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt | 42 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 1 file changed, 42 insertions(+)
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
>>> new file mode 100644
>>> index 0000000..9cd74e9
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,42 @@
>>> +The chosen node
>>> +The chosen node does not represent a real device, but serves as a place
>>> +for passing data between firmware and the operating system, like boot
>>> +arguments. Data in the chosen node does not represent the hardware.
>>> +stdout-path property
>> The code in patch 3/3 adds the extra options feature to the properties:
>> stdout [if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_PPC) ... ]
> I don't understand what you mean here. Are you suggesting a change to
> this patch? Is there something deficient in it?
Assuming that the code change in patch 3 is as desired, then the chosen.txt
documentation applies to all three properties, not just stdout-path. So
yes, a change is suggested for the documentation.
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