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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 4/7] dt-bindings: fpga: add Stratix10 SoC FPGA manager binding
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 4:20 PM, Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:47 PM, Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 06:19:32PM -0600, richard.gong@linux.intel.com wrote:
>>> From: Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org>
>>>
>>> Add a Device Tree binding for the Intel Stratix10 SoC FPGA manager.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org>
>>> ---
>>> v2: this patch is added in patch set version 2
>>> ---
>>> .../devicetree/bindings/fpga/intel-stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr.txt | 10 ++++++++++
>>> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fpga/intel-stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr.txt
>>>
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fpga/intel-stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fpga/intel-stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr.txt
>>> new file mode 100644
>>> index 0000000..78de689
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fpga/intel-stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr.txt
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,10 @@
>>> +Intel Stratix10 SoC FPGA Manager
>>> +
>>> +Required properties:
>>> +- compatible : should contain "intel,stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr"
>>> +
>>> +Example:
>>> +
>>> + fpga_mgr: fpga-mgr@0 {
>>> + compatible = "intel,stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr";
>>
>> No reg or anything else? Is that because it all goes thru the service
>> layer firmware?
>
> Yes.
>
> There will be a few more clients of the service layer: QSPI, Crypto
> and warm reset.
>
>> Just get the service layer driver to instantiate a
>> device for this driver or get rid of the 2 layers if that's all the
>> firmware interface does. DT is not a Linux driver instantiation
>> mechanism.
>
> Right, this should be describing hardware.
>
> I could add this to the service layer binding:
>
> firmware {
> svc {
> compatible = "intel,stratix10-svc";
> method = "smc";
> memory-region = <&service_reserved>;
> fpga-mgr {
> compatible = "intel,stratix10-soc-fpga-mgr";

Still, why do you need this node? If you don't have any other cross
tree connections, then the service layer can instantiate the
device(s).

OTOH, QSPI would need a node because you'll need to describe its bus.

Rob

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