[PATCH] ARM: dts: sun8i: Add dts file for inet86dz board

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Thu Jun 16 22:46:07 PDT 2016

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 11:35:15AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi
> On 13-06-16 05:16, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 1:55 AM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> wrote:
> >>The inet86dz board is a board used in 7" tablets from various oems.
> >>
> >>These tablets are a23 based 7" tablets featuring a 1024x600 LCD,
> >>512MB RAM, 4G NAND, rtl8188etv usb wifi, gsl1680 touchschreen,
> >>micro-sd slot, 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-usb otg connector
> >>which doubles as charging port.
> >
> >This seems awfully similar to the sun8i-a23-q8-tablet, any reason
> >not to include that or sun8i-q8-common.dtsi?
> So to answer this both for this board and for the Polaroid MID2407PXE03
> one, these are not q8 tablets, they are not using the standard q8 casing
> at least. So using q8 for them would seem to be a bit confusing to users
> and figuring out how to do proper autodetect is already hard enough without
> throwing these into the mix too.
> OTOH you are right that there is a lot of code duplication here. Since I
> plan to start working on touchscreen autodetect soon-ish, let me see how
> that goes first.

For reference, I'm not really against having similar boards having
similar-yet-duplicated DT. This is just data, and sometimes trying to
factorise things also make it less trivial and easy to understand.

> Maxime can you drop the Polaroid MID2407PXE03 patch for now ?



Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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