[PATCH v9 4/6] Documentation: DT: PL011: hi6220: add compatible string for Hisilicon designed UART

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Tue Jun 2 02:43:06 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 10:13:26AM +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> That feels weird. This amba_vendor enum is not under control of the DT
> author, nor the kernel. This is a set of codes that are managed by a
> third party (probably ARM). What if some company with a name starting
> with 'H' (Hilarious Inc?) comes up with some actual HW and ends up
> conflicting with the above?

Presumably, HiSilicon have their own vendor code already, which
presumably would be required for them to have a license to modify

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