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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] ARM: dts: berlin: add GPIO nodes for the BG2Q
On 04/15/2014 01:48 PM, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> 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:
>>>> 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 ?

Probably, it is a better idea to only look for CONFIG registers if
nr-gpios is not set. Anyway, I'll really have to find more time first ;)

Sebastian



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