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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/18] dmaengine: of-dma: Add support for optional router configuration callback
On 07-10-20, 11:08, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:

> Not really. In DT an event triggered channel can be requested via router
> (when this is used) for example:
>
> dmas = <&inta_l2g a b c>;
> a - the input number of the DMA request in l2g
> b - edge or level trigger to be selected
> c - ASEL number for the channel for coherency
>
> The l2g router driver then translate this to:
> <&main_bcdma 1 0 c>
> 1 - Global trigger 0 is used by the DMA
> 0 - ignored
> c - ASEL number.
>
> The router needs to send an event which is going to be received by the
> channel we have picked up, this event number can only be known when we
> do have the channel.
>
> So the flow in this case:
> router converts the dma_spec for the DMA, but it does not yet know what
> is the event number it has to use.
> The BCDMA driver will pick an available bchan and notes that the
> transfers will be triggered by global event 0.
> When we have the channel, the core saves the router information and
> calls the device_router_config of BCDMA.
> In there we call back to the router and give the event number it has to
> use to send the trigger for the channel.

Ah that is intresting, so you would call router driver foo_set_event()
and would send the event number, why not call that API from alloc
channel or even xlate? Why do you need new callback?
Or did i miss something..

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~Vinod

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