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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] ARM: tegra: Add AHB driver
On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:56:45 +0200
Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 03:05:14PM +0300, Hiroshi DOYU wrote:
> > The AHB Bus conforms to the AMBA Specification (Rev 2.0) Advanced
> > High-performance Bus (AHB) architecture.
> >
> > The AHB Arbiter controls AHB bus master arbitration. This effectively
> > forms a second level of arbitration for access to the memory
> > controller through the AHB Slave Memory device. The AHB pre-fetch
> > logic can be configured to enhance performance for devices doing
> > sequential access. Each AHB master is assigned to either the high or
> > low priority bin. Both Tegra20/30 have this AHB bus.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Hiroshi DOYU <hdoyu@nvidia.com>
> > Cc: Felipe Balbi <balbi@ti.com>
> > Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> > ---
> > Update:
> > - Use platform_device to get info from dt dynamically.(Felipe/Arnd)
> > ---
> > arch/arm/mach-tegra/Makefile | 1 +
> > arch/arm/mach-tegra/tegra-ahb.c | 285 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 2 files changed, 286 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> 1. I thought we weren't going to have any more drivers under
> arch/arm

Can this driver be located under "drivers/misc"? Or is there any better place?

> 2. From the way you describe it above, this sounds like it should be some
> kind of generic driver, which obtains the necessary settings to be
> programmed into registers from (eg) DT.

Agree.


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