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SubjectRE: [PATCH v2] dt-bindings: mtd: Add sst25vf016b to the list of supported chip names
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Hello Cyrille,

it's ok, thank you for the feedback.

Best regards,
Fab

> Hi Fabrizio,
>
> sorry but I won't apply this patch.
>
> New values for the 'compatible' DT properties should only be added for
> memory parts not supporting the JEDEC READ ID (0x9F) command.
>
> SST25 memories do support this command hence should use the "jedec,spi-nor"
> value alone. For historical reasons, some DT nodes set their 'compatible'
> string to something like "<vendor>,<model>", "jedec,spi-nor".
> It should work as expected in most case however I discourage from doing so
> in new device trees because it may have some side effects especially when
> the m25p80.c driver is used between the spi-nor.c driver and the SPI
> controller driver.
>
> It's all about setting the 2nd parameter of spi_nor_scan(), the 'name'
> parameter, as NULL when possible. This parameter should be set to a non NULL
> value only for memories not supporting the JEDEC READ ID op code (0x9F).
>
> Best regards,
>
> Cyrille
>
> Le 24/10/2017 à 15:50, Fabrizio Castro a écrit :
> > There are a few DT files that make use of sst25vf016b in their
> > compatible strings, and the driver supports this chip already.
> > This patch improves the documentation and therefore the result
> > of ./scripts/checkpatch.pl.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Fabrizio Castro <fabrizio.castro@bp.renesas.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Chris Paterson <Chris.Paterson2@renesas.com>
> > Acked-by: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>
> > Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> > ---
> > Thank you Rob, thank you Geert, and sorry for the delay on this one.
> > Here is v2.
> >
> > Changes in v2:
> > * fixed subject prefix
> > * added changelog
> >
> > Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt | 1 +
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-
> nor.txt
> > index 4cab5d8..bf56d77 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt
> > @@ -31,6 +31,7 @@ Required properties:
> > s25sl12801
> > s25fl008k
> > s25fl064k
> > + sst25vf016b
> > sst25vf040b
> > sst25wf040b
> > m25p40
> >
>
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