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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] dt-bindings: arm,scmi: Do not use clocks for SCMI performance domains
On Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 11:20:27AM -0500, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 3:37 PM Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com> wrote:
> >

[...]

>
> When is this not 1 (IOW, you only need this if variable)? How would it
> be used outside SCMI (given it has a generic name)?
>
> > +
> > +* Property arm,scmi-perf-domain
>
[...]

> Really though, why can't you give SCMI a CPUs MPIDR and get its domain?
>

Now I remembered why we can't use MPIDR. The spec talks about perf domains
for devices in generic. CPU is just a special device. We will still need
a mechanism to get device performance domain. So MPIDR idea was dropped to
keep it uniform across all the devices.

--
Regards,
Sudeep

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