[PATCH 1/3] dt-bindings: Add document of Rockchip mailbox
caesar.upstream at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 19:07:00 PDT 2015
Sorry for delay reply.
在 2015年10月06日 18:34, Jassi Brar 写道:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 4:36 PM, Caesar Wang <wxt at rock-chips.com> wrote:
>> This add the necessary binding documentation for mailbox
>> found on RK3368 SoC.
>> Signed-off-by: Caesar Wang <wxt at rock-chips.com>
>> .../bindings/mailbox/rockchip-mailbox.txt | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 33 insertions(+)
>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mailbox/rockchip-mailbox.txt
>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mailbox/rockchip-mailbox.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mailbox/rockchip-mailbox.txt
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..b9b4768
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mailbox/rockchip-mailbox.txt
>> @@ -0,0 +1,33 @@
>> +Rockchip mailbox
>> +The Rockchip mailbox is used by the Rockchip CPU cores to communicate
>> +requests to MCU processor.
>> +Refer to ./mailbox.txt for generic information about mailbox device-tree
>> +Required properties:
>> + - compatible: should be one of the following.
>> + - "rockchip,rk3368-mbox" for rk3368
>> + - reg: physical base address of the controller and length of memory mapped
>> + region.
>> + physical base address of the share buffer and length of memory mapped
>> + region.
> Please make shared-sram a property of user drivers.
As Rob points out,
maybe, don't we need also define it in user drivers.
As the SRAM binding (misc/sram.txt) had defined.
I just make the SCPI protocol client driver to work for mailbox.
> Location and size of shared-memory is a platform property, mailbox
> controller doesn't need sram to function.
> For example, protocol on some platform, with this controller, may be
> trivial enough to not need a shared sram... say only 32-bits wide
> requests and responses which can be passed via mailbox registers
> directly. mbox_client.tx_prepare() is where the user driver sets up
> the shared-memory.
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