[PATCH 02/48] ARM: at91: Document new TCB bindings
robh at kernel.org
Tue Jun 21 13:28:00 PDT 2016
On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 09:29:55AM +0200, Boris Brezillon wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:47:37 -0500
> Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 12:03:05AM +0200, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> > > The current binding for the TCB is not flexible enough for some use cases
> > > and prevents proper utilization of all the channels.
> > >
> > > Cc: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano at linaro.org>
> > > Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding at gmail.com>
> > > Cc: linux-pwm at vger.kernel.org
> > > Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt at kernel.org>
> > > Cc: devicetree at vger.kernel.org
> > > Signed-off-by: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni at free-electrons.com>
> > > ---
> > > .../devicetree/bindings/arm/atmel-at91.txt | 32 -----------
> > > .../devicetree/bindings/mfd/atmel-tcb.txt | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > .../devicetree/bindings/pwm/atmel-tcb-pwm.txt | 12 +++--
> > > 3 files changed, 69 insertions(+), 37 deletions(-)
> > > create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/atmel-tcb.txt
> > [...]
> > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/atmel-tcb-pwm.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/atmel-tcb-pwm.txt
> > > index 8031148bcf85..ab8fbd5ba184 100644
> > > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/atmel-tcb-pwm.txt
> > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/atmel-tcb-pwm.txt
> > > @@ -2,15 +2,17 @@ Atmel TCB PWM controller
> > >
> > > Required properties:
> > > - compatible: should be "atmel,tcb-pwm"
> > > +- reg: tcb channel to use. Each channel can export 2 PWMs
> > Is there a difference in channels? If not, then this compatible should
> > go.
> This one I don't understand.
> The TCB (Timer Counter Block) is an MFD containing 3 Timer Counter
> devices. Each of these devices (also called channels) can be assigned a
> specific mode:
> - timer mode (free-running of programmable)
> - waveform generator mode (IOW, a PWM)
> - capture mode (an IIO device, but we don't have any driver for that
> right now)
> So each sub-device of the TCB is represented as a sub-node with its own
> compatible. Is there a problem with that?
Missed this in my first reply. I guess for purposes of referencing pwm
from other nodes this is okay.
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