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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] ARM: dts: berlin: add GPIO nodes for the BG2Q
On 15/04/2014 at 12:26:11 +0200, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote :
> On 04/15/2014 12:00 PM, Jisheng Zhang wrote:
> >On Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:23:03 -0700
> >Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>On 04/15/2014 10:07 AM, Antoine Ténart wrote:
> >>>The Marvell Berlin BG2Q has 6 GPIO ports compatible with the
> >>>snps,dw-apb-gpio driver. This patch add the corresponding device tree
> >>>nodes.
> >>>
> >>>Signed-off-by: Antoine Ténart <antoine.tenart@free-electrons.com>
> >>>---
> >>> arch/arm/boot/dts/berlin2q.dtsi | 102
> >>>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 102 insertions(+)
> >>>
> >>>diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/berlin2q.dtsi
> >>>b/arch/arm/boot/dts/berlin2q.dtsi index e6e556055dfc..b2625f896bc5 100644
> >>>--- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/berlin2q.dtsi
> >>>+++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/berlin2q.dtsi
> [...]
> >>>+ compatible =
> >>>"snps,dw-apb-gpio-port";
> >>>+ gpio-controller;
> >>>+ #gpio-cells = <2>;
> >>>+ snps,nr-gpios = <32>;
> >>
> >>32 gpio pins for each of the 6 GPIO controllers? Either BG2Q is a GPIO
> >
> >Yes, BG2Q support 32 pins every port
>
> Wow. Thanks for confirming this!
>
> >>I am fine with using nr-gpios property now, but I guess BG2Q also
> >>has that CONFIG[1,2] registers to actually read out the features
> >>synthesized in? If I find some time, I'll prepare a patch for
> >>dw-apb-gpio to exploit that (optional) information instead of
> >>using nr-gpios.
> >
> >The problem is CONFIG1/2 registers don't exist on some versions.
> >For example, the version used in BG2/BG2CD. So nr-gpio is necessary
> >if we want to support these versions.
>
> Hmm, are you sure about BG2? I remember reading it and it contains
> sane values. Anyway, a proper patch for dw-apb-gpio would include
> checking for sane (e.g. non-zero) values. And nr-gpios will always
> stay as fall-back just because e.g. sunxi does not have the CONFIG
> registers.
>

Shouldn't that be use nr-gpios and if not available, read the CONFIG
registers? Else, what about bogus registers ?

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