[PATCH 1/3] dt-bindings: mtd: sunxi: Add new compatible

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at bootlin.com
Fri Apr 5 02:13:02 PDT 2019


Hi,

On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 06:21:09PM +0200, Miquel Raynal wrote:
> The A33 NAND controller is slightly different than the A10+ ones,
> eg. DMA handling is a bit different and a few register offsets
> changed.
>
> Introduce a new compatible to represent this version of the IP.
>
> Also append '-controller' to the new compatible (which is required for
> new compatibles) as this is describing a NAND controller and not a
> NAND chip.

Out of curiosity, why are you requiring that suffix now?

> Signed-off-by: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal at bootlin.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/sunxi-nand.txt | 7 ++++++-
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/sunxi-nand.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/sunxi-nand.txt
> index dcd5a5d80dc0..6128d41d8c59 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/sunxi-nand.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/sunxi-nand.txt
> @@ -1,7 +1,12 @@
>  Allwinner NAND Flash Controller (NFC)
>
>  Required properties:
> -- compatible : "allwinner,sun4i-a10-nand".
> +- compatible : Must be one of:
> +	       - "allwinner,sun4i-a10-nand"
> +	       - "allwinner,sun8i-a33-nand-controller"
> +	       The former may be used by all IPs, however sun8i family
> +	       will need the second one in order to make use of the
> +	       internal DMA capabilities.

I'm not sure we should have that statement. We have no idea whether or
not this can be used by all IPs *today*, and we surely don't know
about the one that are going to come out.

Maxime

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Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com
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