[PATCH v2 00/10] spi: Extend the framework to generically support memory devices

Boris Brezillon boris.brezillon at bootlin.com
Tue Apr 10 15:44:29 PDT 2018


Shrinking a bit the explanation on why the spi-mem abstraction is
needed (a detailed explanation is available here [2]). In addition to
what as been said in my initial explanation I'll add that making it part
of the SPI framework instead of as an extra independent layer is
justified by the fact that some controllers support both SPI memory
operations and regular SPI transfers, and it's cleaner to have both
features exposed through a single driver.

In this v2, I think I addressed all the comments I had except the
advanced direct memory mapping stuff mentioned by Cyrille, but I don't
think any of the work done in this series prevents us from adding this
feature later on.

For those who want to have the full picture, here is a branch [1]
containing the SPI NAND framework based on top of this spi-mem layer.




Boris Brezillon (10):
  spi: Check presence the of ->transfer[_xxx]() before registering a
  spi: Expose spi_{map,unmap}_buf() for internal use
  spi: Add an helper to flush the message queue
  spi: Extend the core to ease integration of SPI memory controllers
  spi: Make support for regular transfers optional when ->mem_ops !=
  spi: bcm-qspi: Implement the spi_mem interface
  spi: bcm53xx: Implement the spi_mem interface
  spi: ti-qspi: Implement the spi_mem interface
  mtd: spi-nor: Use the spi_mem_xx() API
  spi: Get rid of the spi_flash_read() API

 drivers/mtd/devices/Kconfig  |   1 +
 drivers/mtd/devices/m25p80.c | 236 +++++++++----------------
 drivers/spi/Kconfig          |   7 +
 drivers/spi/Makefile         |   1 +
 drivers/spi/spi-bcm-qspi.c   | 162 ++++++++---------
 drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835.c    |   1 +
 drivers/spi/spi-bcm53xx.c    |  36 ++--
 drivers/spi/spi-mem.c        | 408 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/spi/spi-ti-qspi.c    |  85 +++++----
 drivers/spi/spi.c            | 142 +++++++--------
 include/linux/spi/spi-mem.h  | 249 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 include/linux/spi/spi.h      |  88 ++++------
 12 files changed, 1005 insertions(+), 411 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 drivers/spi/spi-mem.c
 create mode 100644 include/linux/spi/spi-mem.h


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