[PATCH v4 5/5] dt/bindings: bcm2835: Add binding documentation for auxiliar spi devices

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Tue Aug 25 18:49:05 PDT 2015

On 08/24/2015 02:40 AM, kernel at martin.sperl.org wrote:
> From: Martin Sperl <kernel at martin.sperl.org>

Patch description?

> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-aux-spi.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-aux-spi.txt

> +Required properties:
> +- compatible: Should be "brcm,bcm2835-aux-spi".
> +- reg: Should contain register location and length for the spi block
> +       as well as for the common aux block control

Is that meant to imply that reg should contain a single value that
covers both the common aux registers and the SPI device, or two separate
values, one for the aux common registers and another for the SPI device?
Neither of those options sound correct. I would expect only a single
entry which covered solely the SPI registers. The common aux registers
are owned by the other brcm,bcm2835-aux binding.

> +Example:
> +
> +spi1 at 7e215080 {
> +	compatible = "brcm,bcm2835-aux-spi";
> +	reg = <0x7e215080 0x40>;

That seems to match what I'd expect, but doesn't correspond to the
description above.

> +/* the necessary syscon config referenced above*/
> +aux_enable: aux_enable at 0x7e215004 {

It's not a "syscon"...

> +Note that it also requires the GPIOs to be set up with the
> +correct ALT-functions.
> +
> +For spi1 the following pins need to be set as:
> +* ALT4: 19, 20, 21 (MISO, MOSI, SCK)
> +
> +For spi2 the following pins need to be set as:
> +* ALT4: 40, 41, 42 (MISO, MOSI, SCK)
> +
> +CS-GPIOS need to get set as output - typically:
> +* spi1: 18, 17, 16 (CS0, CS1, CS2)
> +* spi2: 43, 44, 45 (CS0, CS1, CS2)

That's generally true of any HW block, and has nothing to do with the
binding for the device. I would suggest removing that chunk of text.

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