[PATCH v4 01/14] dt-bindings: Add binding for MT2712 MIPI-CSI2

Sakari Ailus sakari.ailus at iki.fi
Mon Aug 26 07:05:36 PDT 2019


On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 04:58:02PM +0900, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 4:51 PM CK Hu <ck.hu at mediatek.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi, Tomasz:
> >
> > On Mon, 2019-06-10 at 12:32 +0900, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> > > Hi CK, Stu,
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 11:34 AM CK Hu <ck.hu at mediatek.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi, Stu:
> > > >
> > > > "mediatek,mt2712-mipicsi" and "mediatek,mt2712-mipicsi-common" have many
> > > > common part with "mediatek,mt8183-seninf", and I've a discussion in [1],
> > > > so I would like these two to be merged together.
> > > >
> > > > [1] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10979131/
> > > >
> > >
> > > Thanks CK for spotting this.
> > >
> > > I also noticed that the driver in fact handles two hardware blocks at
> > > the same time - SenInf and CamSV. Unless the architecture is very
> > > different from MT8183, I'd suggest splitting it.
> > >
> > > On a general note, the MT8183 SenInf driver has received several
> > > rounds of review comments already, but I couldn't find any comments
> > > posted for this one.
> > >
> > > Given the two aspects above and also based on my quick look at code
> > > added by this series, I'd recommend adding MT2712 support on top of
> > > the MT8183 series.
> >
> > In [1], "mediatek,mt8183-seninf" use one device to control multiple csi
> > instance, so it duplicate many register definition. In [2], one
> > "mediatek,mt2712-mipicsi" device control one csi instance, so there are
> > multiple device and the register definition does not duplicate.
> 
> I guess we didn't catch that in the review yet. It should be fixed.
> 
> > You
> > recommend adding MT2712 support on top of the MT8183 series, do you mean
> > that "mediatek,mt2712-mipicsi" should use one device to control multiple
> > csi instance and duplicate the register setting?
> 
> There are some aspects of MT8183 series that are done better than the
> MT2712 series, but apparently there are also some better aspects in
> MT2712. We should take the best aspects of both series. :)

Stu: Are the two devices similar enough or not; does this look like a
feasible approach to you?

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Sakari Ailus



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