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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/5] dt-bindings: auxdisplay: Add bindings for Hitachi HD44780
On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 10:27 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> Hi Rob, Greg,
>
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 4:15 PM, Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 03:15:20PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>>> Add DT bindings for an Hitachi HD44780 Character LCD Controller where
>>> its M6800 bus interface is connected to GPIOs.
>>>
>>> Memory-mapped configurations are not yet supported.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
>
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/auxdisplay/hit,hd44780.txt
>
>>> +Required properties:
>>> + - compatible: Must contain "hit,hd44780",
>>> + - data-gpios: Must contain an array of either 4 or 8 GPIO specifiers,
>>> + referring to the GPIO pins connected to the data signal lines DB0-DB7
>>> + (8-bit mode) or DB4-DB7 (4-bit mode) of the LCD Controller's bus interface,
>>> + - enable-gpios: Must contain a GPIO specifier, referring to the GPIO pin
>>> + connected to the "E" (Enable) signal line of the LCD Controller's bus
>>> + interface,
>>> + - rs-gpios: Must contain a GPIO specifier, referring to the GPIO pin
>>> + connected to the "RS" (Register Select) signal line of the LCD Controller's
>>> + bus interface,
>>> + - display-height: Height of the display, in character cells,
>>> + - display-width: Width of the display, in character cells.
>>
>> display-{width,height}-chars
>
> Makes sense.
>
> Greg: As this is already in char-misc-next, shall I send an update for
> the bindings
> and the driver?
>
>>> +Optional properties:
>>> + - rw-gpios: Must contain a GPIO specifier, referring to the GPIO pin
>>> + connected to the "RW" (Read/Write) signal line of the LCD Controller's bus
>>> + interface,
>>> + - backlight-gpios: Must contain a GPIO specifier, referring to the GPIO pin
>>> + used for enabling the LCD's backlight,
>>
>> Active state?
>
> That's typically handled via the last cell of the GPIO specifier, cfr.
> GPIO_ACTIVE_HIGH / GPIO_ACTIVE_LOW in <dt-bindings/gpio/gpio.h>.

Yes, I know. I want to be able to read the binding and validate the
dts file, so I need to know what is the correct flag.

Rob

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