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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 05/11] dt-bindings: i3c: Document core bindings
Hi Boris,

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM, Boris Brezillon
<boris.brezillon@bootlin.com> wrote:
> From: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com>
>
> A new I3C subsystem has been added and a generic description has been
> created to represent the I3C bus and the devices connected on it.
>
> Document this generic representation.
>
> Signed-off-by: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com>

Thanks for your patch!

> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i3c/i3c.txt
> @@ -0,0 +1,140 @@

> +I3C devices
> +===========
> +
> +All I3C devices are supposed to support DAA (Dynamic Address Assignment), and
> +are thus discoverable. So, by default, I3C devices do not have to be described
> +in the device tree.

But if they're described, they should have a compatible value, no?

> +This being said, one might want to attach extra resources to these devices,
> +and those resources may have to be described in the device tree, which in turn
> +means we have to describe I3C devices.
> +
> +Another use case for describing an I3C device in the device tree is when this
> +I3C device has a static address and we want to assign it a specific dynamic
> +address before the DAA takes place (so that other devices on the bus can't
> +take this dynamic address).
> +
> +The I3C device should be names <device-type>@<static-address>,<i3c-pid>,

named

So the i3c-pid in the unit address is represented as a 64-bit number, not as two
comma-separated 32-bit numbers?

> +Example:
> +
> + i3c-master@d040000 {
> + compatible = "cdns,i3c-master";
> + clocks = <&coreclock>, <&i3csysclock>;
> + clock-names = "pclk", "sysclk";
> + interrupts = <3 0>;
> + reg = <0x0d040000 0x1000>;
> + #address-cells = <3>;
> + #size-cells = <0>;
> +
> + status = "okay";
> + i2c-scl-frequency = <100000>;
> +
> + /* I2C device. */
> + nunchuk: nunchuk@52 {

@52,8000001000000000?

> + compatible = "nintendo,nunchuk";
> + reg = <0x52 0x80000010 0x0>;
> + };
> +
> + /* I3C device with a static address. */
> + thermal_sensor: sensor@68,39200144004 {

No compatible value?

> + reg = <0x68 0x392 0x144004>;
> + assigned-address = <0xa>;
> + };
> +
> + /*
> + * I3C device without a static address but requiring resources
> + * described in the DT.
> + */
> + sensor@0,39200154004 {

No compatible value?

> + reg = <0x0 0x392 0x154004>;
> + clocks = <&clock_provider 0>;
> + };
> + };

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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