[PATCH v2 1/3] pinctrl: Add Qualcomm TLMM driver
bjorn at kryo.se
Wed Nov 26 09:41:17 PST 2014
On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Timur Tabi <timur at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 8:10 PM, Bjorn Andersson
> <bjorn.andersson at sonymobile.com> wrote:
>> +static int msm_gpio_init(struct msm_pinctrl *pctrl)
>> + struct gpio_chip *chip;
>> + int irq;
>> + int ret;
>> + int i;
>> + int r;
>> + chip = &pctrl->chip;
>> + chip->base = 0;
>> + chip->ngpio = pctrl->soc->ngpios;
> I know this patch is a year old, but I'm wondering if this line is correct.
It's always good to review old code, so don't worry about its age of
the patch or code.
> The original version of your patch from 11/23/13 said this:
> + chip->ngpio = pctrl->soc->gpio_range->npins;
If you look in patchset 2 (the addition of 8974) you can see that I
passed a pinctrl_gpio_range from the 8974 driver to the common driver;
but I only use this to pass the number of gpios (NUM_GPIO_PINGROUPS).
> and today, the line is this:
> unsigned ngpio = pctrl->soc->ngpios;
Most likely based on some review comments this was replaced with just
an unsigned 'ngpios'.
> I'm wondering if this line should be instead:
> unsigned ngpio = pctrl->soc->npins;
> I'm confused about the difference between msm_pinctrl_soc_data.npins
> and msm_pinctrl_soc_data.ngpios. Variable "ngpio" is used by
> gpiochip_add(), so I think it's not concerned with pin control.
> msm_pinctrl_soc_data.npins appears to be the number of GPIOs, whereas
> msm_pinctrl_soc_data.ngpios appears to be the number of pin groups.
The 'ngpio' specifies how many gpio pins/groups (they are 1:1 in the
qcom case) the tlmm block sports, while 'npins' specifies how many
pingroups can be controlled by pinctrl/pinconf/pinmux.
So 'npins' will be 'ngpio' plus the other things that can be
controlled, e.g. sdcc.
The original patch assigns ngpio to be "the number of pinctrl pins in
the gpio range", i.e. a subset of all pins.
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