[PATCH RFC v1 1/2] documentation/iommu: Add description of Hisilicon System MMU binding

leizhen thunder.leizhen at huawei.com
Wed Jun 11 01:12:26 PDT 2014

On 2014/6/6 19:07, Dave Martin wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 08:48:26AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Thursday 05 June 2014 21:37:09 Zhen Lei wrote:
>>> +- smmu-masters  : A list of phandles to device nodes representing bus
>>> +                  masters for which the SMMU can provide a translation
>>> +                  and their corresponding StreamIDs (see example below).
>> We're currently in the process of defining a generic binding for IOMMUs.
>> While the smmu-masters property was copied from an existing binding,
>> I think we will end up migrating away from that towards a common way
>> to express those things, and we shouldn't add another one doing this
>> in a nonstandard way. Please have a look at the latest discussion
>> about the iommu binding using #iommu-cells and a reference from the
>> master to the iommu and see if you can migrate your code to use that.
> Thanks for making this point -- I was going to do so yesterday but then
> hesitated due to uncertainty about whether this should really be a new
> driver.
> Either way, it would be very valuable at least to attempt to describe
> the Hisilicon SMMU implemenation using the new proposals, since that is
> a good test of how reusable the proposed generic binding actually is.
> Cheers
> ---Dave
> .
Thanks. I adjusted my codes these day, I will send a new patch tommorrow.

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