[PATCH 1/1] dt-bindings: T-HEAD CLINT

Jessica Clarke jrtc27 at jrtc27.com
Wed Oct 20 04:32:40 PDT 2021

On 20 Oct 2021, at 12:27, Anup Patel <anup at brainfault.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 3:06 PM Heinrich Schuchardt
> <heinrich.schuchardt at canonical.com> wrote:
>> The CLINT in the T-HEAD 9xx CPUs is similar to the SiFive CLINT but does
>> not support 64bit mmio access to the MTIMER device.
>> OpenSBI currently uses a property 'clint,has-no-64bit-mmio' to indicate the
>> restriction and the "sifive,cling0" compatible string. An OpenSBI
>> patch suggested to use "reg-io-width = <4>;" as the reg-io-width property
>> is generally used in the devicetree schema for such a condition.
>> As the design is not SiFive based it is preferable to apply a compatible
>> string identifying T-HEAD instead.
>> Add a new yaml file describing the T-HEAD CLINT.
>> Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <heinrich.schuchardt at canonical.com>
>> ---
>> @Palmer, @Anup
>> I copied you as maintainers from sifive,clint.yaml. Please, indicate if
>> this should be changed.
>> For the prior discussion see:
>> https://lore.kernel.org/all/20211015100941.17621-1-heinrich.schuchardt@canonical.com/
>> https://lore.kernel.org/all/20211015120735.27972-1-heinrich.schuchardt@canonical.com/
>> A release candidate of the ACLINT specification is available at
>> https://github.com/riscv/riscv-aclint/releases
> T-HEAD supporting only 32bit accesses to MTIME and MTIMECMP
> registers are totally allowed. The RISC-V privileged specification does
> not enforce RV64 platforms to support 64bit accesses to MTIME and
> MTIMECMP registers

It does. See [1].


[1] https://github.com/riscv/riscv-isa-manual/commit/50694a2c0d5393690a9e0c8d309cf064f6c8c0e4

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