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SubjectRe: [PATCH] slimbus: Linux driver framework for SLIMbus.
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> Slim?
>
SLIMbus is MIPI alliance specification. Since word "bus" is part of the
specification, I thought it will be good to keep it that way.

The specification is available to all MIPI members.
Some more info here:
http://mipi.org/specifications/serial-low-power-inter-chip-media-bus-slimbussm-specification

>> +and the messages can be of unicast and broadcast type. E.g.
>> reading/writing
>> +device specific values is typically a unicast message. A data channel
>> +reconfiguration sequence is announced to all devices using a broadcast
>> message.
>
> Unicast messages are seen by all devices?
>
I was trying to give example of each type of both message. I will reword
it to be more clear.

>> +Slimbus specification has different types of device classifications
>> based on
>> +their capabilities.
>
> I'm trying to figure out if that sentence conveys any information at all.
>
I will reword this to say: "has following type of device classifications
based on capabilities:".

> So each slimbus has 1 manager device that enumerates configures, and
> allocates channels for the other devices on the bus. The rest are
> "framer" devices that transmit data packets?
>
Typically there is 1 framer per bus, but if there are multiple framers
then manager is responsible for doing handoff between framers.
>
> However, I expect some example code would be far more useful than this
> document...
>
Please refer to slimbus.c for slimbus framework.

Thank you for your comments. I will address all the comments in the next
patch.

Regards
Sagar

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