[PATCH v7 5/6] Documentation: dt-bindings: pci: altera pcie device tree binding
Ley Foon Tan
lftan at altera.com
Fri Oct 2 00:53:44 PDT 2015
On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 1:31 AM, Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:38 AM, Ley Foon Tan <lftan at altera.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> wrote:
>>> On 09/20/2015 09:13 PM, Ley Foon Tan wrote:
>>> > This patch adds the bindings for Altera PCIe host controller driver and
>>> > Altera PCIe MSI driver.
>>> > + num-vectors = <32>;
>>> > +};
>>> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/altera-pcie.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/altera-pcie.txt
>>> > new file mode 100644
>>> > index 0000000..4440db1
>>> > --- /dev/null
>>> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/altera-pcie.txt
>>> > @@ -0,0 +1,49 @@
>>> > +* Altera PCIe controller
>>> > +
>>> > +Required properties:
>>> > +- compatible : should contain "altr,pcie-root-port-1.0"
>>> > +- reg: a list of physical base address and length for TXS and CRA.
>>> > +- reg-names: must include the following entries:
>>> > + "Txs" or "txs": TX slave port region
>>> > + "Cra" or "cra": Control register access region
>>> Why both cases? Can we please just have one (or none is better IMO).
>> The PCIe IP on different device families use different register names.
>> And our device tree generator will auto generate the register names
>> based on the hardware description name. Too bad we can't change the
>> hardware description names now.
> Okay, your problem to maintain. Hopefully the driver just goes by index then.
Okay, we will fix our generator tool to standardize one reg-name case
and driver just use one reg-name case as well.
> Strictly speaking, if you have undocumented bindings downstream that
> is your problem and we don't have to accept them as-is upstream. I'm
> not going to worry about that here.
>>> txs contains the config space?
>> It is not the config space, but a memory slave port.
> Then where is the config space? It should not be part of "ranges" is
> all I care about.
The config space is not part of "ranges". Our IP uses TLP packet to
access config space.
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