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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/7] mmc: dw_mmc: add device tree support
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Hi Olof,

On 2 May 2012 23:37, Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net> wrote:
> Hi,

[...]

>> +# Slots: The slot specific information are contained within child-nodes with
>> +  each child-node representing a supported slot. There should be atleast one
>> +  child node representing a card slot. The name of the slot child node should
>> +  be 'slot{n}' where n is the unique number of the slot connnected to the
>> +  controller. The following are optional properties which can be included in
>> +  the slot child node.
>
> Since we're talking slots / cards on a bus, I think the addressing
> model would be useful here. So in the main controller node:
>    #address-cells = <1>;
>    #size-cells = <0>;
>
> And then each slot would need a reg property and possibly unit address:
>
>   slot {
>        reg = <0>;
>        ...
>   };
>
> (unit addresses on the slots are only needed if they can't be
> disambiguated by name, so not needed if you only have one slot).
>

Is the addressing model as described above needed in this case? The
address for a slot is not used by the controller driver code and is
just a virtual number. It would be sufficient to represent the nodes
representing the slots with a unique name.

Thanks,
Thomas.
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