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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/2] spi: Add support for Zynq QSPI controller
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Hi Mark,

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 7:08 PM, Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 02:20:06PM +0530, Harini Katakam wrote:
>
>> This patch adds support for QSPI controller used by Zynq.
>
> The driver looks pretty clean but there are a couple of issues below,
> including a little bit more of the flash specifics.
>
>> +static void zynq_qspi_chipselect(struct spi_device *qspi, bool is_high)
>> +{
>> + struct zynq_qspi *xqspi = spi_master_get_devdata(qspi->master);
>> + u32 config_reg;
>> +
>> + config_reg = zynq_qspi_read(xqspi, ZYNQ_QSPI_CONFIG_OFFSET);
>> +
>> + /* Select upper/lower page before asserting CS */
>> + if (xqspi->is_stacked) {
>> + u32 lqspi_cfg_reg;
>
> Like with the dual and quad mode stuff this looks very much like it's
> specific to flash rather than something that applies to a generic SPI
> driver. However it does look like it's a generic SPI device which could
> be used in other applications which makes things a bit tricky. We don't
> have a really good answer for this right now unfortunately, probably we
> need some sort of special interface between the SPI and flash subsystems
> to allow flash to use the flash specific stuff.
>
> For use as a generic SPI device what I'd suggest is stripping out the
> flash specifics, merging the rest of the support and then considering
> the flash specifics separately.

Reply in the other thread.

>
>> +/**
>> + * zynq_prepare_transfer_hardware - Prepares hardware for transfer.
>> + * @master: Pointer to the spi_master structure which provides
>> + * information about the controller.
>> + *
>> + * This function enables SPI master controller.
>> + *
>> + * Return: Always 0
>> + */
>> +static int zynq_prepare_transfer_hardware(struct spi_master *master)
>> +{
>> + struct zynq_qspi *xqspi = spi_master_get_devdata(master);
>> +
>> + zynq_qspi_config_clock_mode(master->cur_msg->spi);
>
> The clock mode needs to be (and is) configured per transfer so I'd
> expect it's possible to remove this call.
>

Yeah I understand. It can go away from here and there should be a
prepare_message as per Lars-Peter's patches on spi-cadence.
I'll reflect the same in this driver.

Regards,
Harini


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