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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] dt-bindings: mediatek: Add smi dts binding
On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 10:07:54AM +0100, Yong Wu wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Thanks very much for review.
> About the clock name should be the PoV of _this_ device. Could you
> help check below?
>
> On Fri, 2015-03-06 at 11:13 +0000, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 06, 2015 at 10:48:18AM +0000, yong.wu@mediatek.com wrote:
> > > From: Yong Wu <yong.wu@mediatek.com>
> > >
> > > This patch add smi binding document.
> >
> > Please move binding documents to the start of the series. It makes
> > things far easier to review.
> >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Yong Wu <yong.wu@mediatek.com>
> > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/soc/mediatek/mediatek,smi.txt
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
> > > +SMI hardware block diagram please help check <bindings/iommu/mediatek,iommu.txt>
> > > +
> > > +Required properties:
> > > +- compatible : must be "mediatek,mediatek,mt8173-smi-larb"
> >
> > Double vendor prefix?
> >
> > What does "larb" mean? It would be nice for the intorductory paragraph
> > in this file to explain.
> >
> > > +- reg : the register of each local arbiter
> > > +- clocks : the clocks of each local arbiter
> > > +- clock-name: larb_sub*(3 clockes at most)
> >
> > The names required _must_ be specified here, or clock-names is
> > pointless.
> >
> > The clock names should be from the PoV of _this_ device (i.e. they
> > should be the names of the inputs) not from the PoV of the provider
> > (i.e. they should not be the names of the outputs from the provider).
> >
> > Mark.
> >
> After we check with our SMI Designer. Every SMI local arbiter need
> two clocks, which is called APB clocks and SMI clock.
> APB clock : Advanced Peripheral Bus Clock. It is the clock for
> setting the register of local arbiter.
> SMI clock : Smart Multimedia Interface Clock, It is the clock for
> transfering the data and command.
>
> And all the local arbiters need the smi common clock, so we
> separate it.
>
> Then I prepare to design the smi the dtsi like this:
>
> smi_common:smi@14022000 {
> compatible = “mediate, mt8173-smi”;
> reg = <0 0x14022000 0 0x1000>;
> clocks = <&mmsys MM_SMI_COMMON>;
> clocks-names = “smi_common”;
> };
>
> larb0: larb@14021000 {
> compatible = “mediate, mt8173-smi-larb”;
> reg = <0 0x14021000 0 0x1000>;
> smi = <&smi_common>;
> clocks = <&mmsys MM_SMI_LARB0>,
> <&mmsys MM_SMI_LARB0>;
> clocks-names = “apb_clk”, “smi_clk”;
> };
>
> larb1: larb@16010000 {
> compatible = “mediate, mt8173-smi-larb”;
> reg = <0 0x16010000 0 0x1000>;
> smi = <&smi_common>;
> clocks = <&vdecsys VDEC_CKEN>,
> <&mmsys VDEC_LARB_CKEN>;
> clocks-names = “apb_clk”, “smi_clk”;
> };
> …
> In some local arbiter, the source clock of the APB clock and the
> SMI clock may be the same, like larb0. so the two clocks are the same.
> And they may be different in other local arbiteres, like larb1.
>
> If it is designed like this, is it ok?

That looks pretty good; the clocks and names on the larb nodes seem
sensible.

The naming of the "smi_common" clock on the smi_common node looks a bit
odd though. Is that really what the clock input is called?

Mark.


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