[PATCH 1/2] power: reset: at91: add sama5d3 reset function
linux at roeck-us.net
Fri Jul 10 10:01:19 PDT 2015
On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 07:56:58AM +0200, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> Hi Guenter,
> On 09/07/2015 at 20:14:38 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote :
> > > This patch introduces a new compatible string: "atmel,sama5d3-rstc" for the
> > > reset driver of sama5d3 and later chips.
> > > As in sama5d3 or later chips, we don't have to shutdown the DDR controller
> > > before reset. Shutdown the DDR controller before reset is a workaround to
> > > avoid DDR signal driving the bus, but since sama5d3 and later chips there is
> > > no such a conflict.
> > > That means:
> > > 1. the sama5d3 reset function only need to write the rstc register and
> > > return.
> > > 2. for sama5d3, we can remove the code related with DDR controller as we
> > > don't use it at all.
> > >
> > Sorry, I don't get it. Doesn't that mean there are two distinct logical
> > changes, which would ask for two separate patches ?
> I would agree with Josh and I think that only one patch is needed. There
> is only one change, the removal of the workaround for sama5d3 and later.
> As the workaround is using a table of compatibles to remap the ram
> controller and the one for sama5d3 is not used because it is not needed,
> I think it makes sense to remove it in that same patch. The logical
> change here is the removal of the workaround.
Ok, makes sense.
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