[PATCH v2 1/4] drm: arm: Add DT bindings documentation for HDLCD driver.
robh at kernel.org
Thu Nov 12 19:30:31 PST 2015
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 4:42 AM, Liviu Dudau <Liviu.Dudau at arm.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 12:48:50PM -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 04:06:47PM +0000, Liviu Dudau wrote:
>> > Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt at kernel.org>
>> > Cc: Pawel Moll <pawel.moll at arm.com>
>> > Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>
>> > Cc: Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree at hellion.org.uk>
>> > Cc: Kumar Gala <galak at codeaurora.org>
>> > Signed-off-by: Liviu Dudau <Liviu.Dudau at arm.com>
>> Looks pretty good, but a few comments.
>> > ---
>> > .../devicetree/bindings/drm/arm/arm,hdlcd.txt | 74 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> > 1 file changed, 74 insertions(+)
>> > create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/drm/arm/arm,hdlcd.txt
>> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/drm/arm/arm,hdlcd.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/drm/arm/arm,hdlcd.txt
>> > new file mode 100644
>> > index 0000000..b57f1b9
>> > --- /dev/null
>> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/drm/arm/arm,hdlcd.txt
>> > @@ -0,0 +1,74 @@
>> > +ARM HDLCD
>> > +
>> > +This is a display controller found on several development platforms produced
>> > +by ARM Ltd and in more modern of its' Fast Models. The HDLCD is an RGB
>> > +streamer that reads the data from a framebuffer and sends it to a single
>> > +digital encoder (DVI or HDMI).
>> > +
>> > +Required properties:
>> > + - compatible: "arm,hdlcd"
>> Kind of generic. Something more specific please.
> "There can be only one!" (hdlcd) :) This is going to be a "one version only" HW part.
> ARM has now switched to a new display hardware that has more features and a new name,
> and work on mainlining support for that will start once I get the HDLCD driver accepted.
So there is never going to be a single difference across platforms.
Variations in max clock for different FPGAs?
>> > + - reg: Physical base address and length of the controller's registers.
>> > + If a second pair of address and length values is present this specifies
>> > + the presence of a DMA coherent memory area that the HDLCD can use as
>> > + framebuffer instead of normal CMA memory.
>> This is on-chip RAM or nornal system RAM? We already have bindings for
> Juno has a set of TLX (ThinLinks) connectors on the board where an FPGA can be attached. On r1
> the code running on FPGA can even participate as an AXI master with full coherency. The FPGA
> has local memory that we want to share with the HDLCD to be used as a framebuffer.
So describe the memory region and then use a memory-region phandle to
the memory here.
>> > + - interrupts: One interrupt used by the display controller to notify the
>> > + interrupt controller when any of the interrupt sources programmed in
>> > + the interrupt mask register have activated.
>> > + - clocks: A list of phandle + clock-specifier pairs, one for each
>> > + entry in 'clock-names'.
>> > + - clock-names: A list of clock names. For HDLD it should contain:
>> > + - "pxlclk" for the clock feeding the output PLL of the controller.
>> > + - port: The HDLCD connection to an encoder chip. The connection is modelled
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