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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/4] pwm: sifive: Add DT documentation for SiFive PWM Controller.
On Tue, Oct 09, 2018 at 11:51:22AM -0700, Atish Patra wrote:
> From: "Wesley W. Terpstra" <wesley@sifive.com>
>
> DT documentation for PWM controller added with updated compatible
> string.
>
> Signed-off-by: Wesley W. Terpstra <wesley@sifive.com>
> [Atish: Compatible string update]
> Signed-off-by: Atish Patra <atish.patra@wdc.com>
> ---
> .../devicetree/bindings/pwm/pwm-sifive.txt | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 32 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/pwm-sifive.txt
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/pwm-sifive.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/pwm-sifive.txt
> new file mode 100644
> index 00000000..532b10fc
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pwm/pwm-sifive.txt
> @@ -0,0 +1,32 @@
> +SiFive PWM controller
> +
> +Unlike most other PWM controllers, the SiFive PWM controller currently only
> +supports one period for all channels in the PWM. This is set globally in DTS.
> +The period also has significant restrictions on the values it can achieve,
> +which the driver rounds to the nearest achievable frequency.

What restrictions are these? If "nearest achievable" is too far off the
target period it might be preferable to error out.

> +Required properties:
> +- compatible: should be one of
> + "sifive,fu540-c000-pwm0","sifive,pwm0".

What's the '0' in here? A version number?

> + PWM controller is HiFive Unleashed specific chip which warrants a
> + specific compatible string. The second string is kept for backward
> + compatibility until a firmware update with latest compatible string.
> +- reg: physical base address and length of the controller's registers
> +- clocks: The frequency the controller runs at
> +- #pwm-cells: Should be 2.
> + The first cell is the PWM channel number
> + The second cell is the PWM polarity
> +- sifive,approx-period: the driver will get as close to this period as it can

Given the above comment, maybe "sifive,period"?

Thierry
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