[PATCH 4/9] usb: phy: add the Berlin USB PHY driver
balbi at ti.com
Thu Jun 19 06:45:45 PDT 2014
On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 04:32:03PM +0530, Vivek Gautam wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Antoine Ténart
> <antoine.tenart at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 12:09:06PM +0530, Vivek Gautam wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Antoine Ténart
> >> <antoine.tenart at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> >> > Add the driver driving the Marvell Berlin USB PHY. This allows to
> >> > initialize the PHY and to use it from the USB driver later.
> >> Just out of curiosity, going forward we would like to have phy drivers based on
> >> generic phy framework (drivers/phy).
> >> Any particular reason that we are still adding phy drivers in usb-phy layer ?
> >> Looking at it, seems like it can very well be written based on phy framework.
> > This USB controller are ChipIdea compatible, and the ChipIdea common
> > functions use the usb_phy framework. That's why this PHY driver is
> > there.
> Ok, i see that now. In that case shouldn't we be moving even the chipidea
> drivers to use the generic phy functions to get the phy and init/exit it.
yes, we should :-)
> I think Felipe and Kishon can comment on this better, and tell how
> things should be. :-)
yeah, this will just make it a little more difficult to deprecate
current usb phy layer.
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