[PATCH 1/3] dt: pwm: lpc32xx: add description of clocks and #pwm-cells properties
slemieux.tyco at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 07:22:00 PST 2017
On Wed, 2016-12-21 at 05:30 +0200, Vladimir Zapolskiy wrote:
> On 12/10/2016 01:51 AM, Vladimir Zapolskiy wrote:
> > Hi Rob,
> > On 12/09/2016 11:41 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
> >> On Mon, Dec 05, 2016 at 03:42:37AM +0200, Vladimir Zapolskiy wrote:
> >>> NXP LPC32xx SoCs have two simple independent PWM controllers with a single
> >>> output each, in this case there is no need to specify PWM channel argument
> >>> on client side, one cell for setting PWM output frequency is sufficient.
> >>> Another added to the description property 'clocks' has a standard meaning
> >>> of a controller supply clock, in the LPC32xx User's Manual the clock is
> >>> denoted as PWM1_CLK or PWM2_CLK clock.
> >>> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Zapolskiy <vz at mleia.com>
> >>> ---
> >>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/lpc32xx-pwm.txt | 7 +++++++
> >>> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
> >>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/lpc32xx-pwm.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/lpc32xx-pwm.txt
> >>> index 74b5bc5..523d796 100644
> >>> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/lpc32xx-pwm.txt
> >>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/lpc32xx-pwm.txt
> >>> @@ -3,15 +3,22 @@ LPC32XX PWM controller
> >>> Required properties:
> >>> - compatible: should be "nxp,lpc3220-pwm"
> >>> - reg: physical base address and length of the controller's registers
> >>> +- clocks: clock phandle and clock specifier pair
> >>> +- #pwm-cells: should be 1, the cell is used to specify the period in
> >>> + nanoseconds.
> >> This use of the cell is a bit odd as the period is s/w config and this
> >> would typically be a channel selection or such.
> > this is a classic PWM channel configuration property for PWM consumers
> > described in DT, for instance PWM frequency for display panel backlight
> > on boot.
> > I think >90% of PWM controllers with device tree bindings have this
> > argument in #pwm-cells, from bindings/pwm/pwm.txt :
> > pwm-specifier typically encodes the chip-relative PWM number and
> > the PWM period in nanoseconds.
> > You also may skim through phandle arguments of 'pwms' property,
> > commonly the second argument is the requested frequency.
> > In this particular case I just drop PWM channel number, because
> > the LPC32xx PWM controller has a single output channel.
> >> What if I want user specified/changed periods?
> > The preset period still can be changed over sysfs in runtime.
> Rob, have I managed to answer your questions?
> If you accept my clarification, could you please ack the change?
> With best wishes,
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