[PATCH 1/4] phy: miphy365x: Add Device Tree bindings for the MiPHY365x
lee.jones at linaro.org
Tue Jun 24 07:51:53 PDT 2014
On Tue, 24 Jun 2014, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 June 2014 13:46:34 Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > > > converting all addresses to to resources so drivers can easily pull
> > > > > > them out using platform_get_resource() and friends. Pushing the reg
> > > > >
> > > > > right. Can't we use of_address_to_resource here?
> > > >
> > > > We could, but that would be an extra layer. We'd be pulling the
> > > > address, putting it into a resource, then pulling it from the resource
> > > > for use. If we're going to be pulling addresses out manually, we're
> > > > probably better off using of_get_address(). But again, we're just
> > > > carrying out functionality which is already provided by the
> > > > framework.
> > >
> > > there is also of_ioremap().
> > Isn't this SPARK only? And doesn't it require a populated resource?
> > Which is what I'm saying is the issue here i.e. we don't have one.
> Sorry, I meant of_iomap(). I think it's only for historic reaons
> that we have both. Probably of_iomap started out on powerpc with
> the same intention as the sparc of_ioremap.
> of_iomap does not require a resource, just an index.
Ah, this sounds like a better solution. I'll have a play, thanks.
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