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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 01/12] scripts/dtc: check: Add 10bit/slave i2c reg flags support
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 07:17:04PM -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 12:55:17AM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:
> > Recently the I2C-controllers slave interface support was added to the
> > kernel I2C subsystem. In this case Linux can be used as, for example,
> > a I2C EEPROM machine. See [1] for details. Other than instantiating
> > the EEPROM-slave device from user-space there is a way to declare the
> > device in dts. In this case firstly the I2C bus controller must support
> > the slave interface. Secondly I2C-slave sub-node of that controller
> > must have "reg"-property with flag I2C_OWN_SLAVE_ADDRESS set (flag is
> > declared in [2]). That flag is declared as (1 << 30), which when set
> > makes dtc unhappy about too big address set for a I2C-slave:
> >
> > Warning (i2c_bus_reg): /example-2/i2c@1120000/eeprom@64: I2C bus unit address format error, expected "40000064"
> > Warning (i2c_bus_reg): /example-2/i2c@1120000/eeprom@64:reg: I2C address must be less than 10-bits, got "0x40000064"
> >
> > Similar problem would have happened if we had set the 10-bit address
> > flag I2C_TEN_BIT_ADDRESS in the "reg"-property.
> >
> > In order to fix the problem we suggest to alter the I2C-bus reg-check
> > algorithm, so one would be aware of the upper bits set. Normally if no
> > flag specified, the 7-bit address is expected in the "reg"-property.
> > If I2C_TEN_BIT_ADDRESS is set, then the 10-bit address check will be
> > performed. The I2C_OWN_SLAVE_ADDRESS flag will be just ignored.
> >
> > [1] Documentation/i2c/slave-interface.rst
> > [2] include/dt-bindings/i2c/i2c.h
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Serge Semin <Sergey.Semin@baikalelectronics.ru>
> > Cc: Alexey Malahov <Alexey.Malahov@baikalelectronics.ru>
> > Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
> > Cc: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>
> > Cc: linux-mips@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: linux-i2c@vger.kernel.org
> > ---
> > scripts/dtc/checks.c | 13 +++++++++----
> > 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> I've lost track of who all I've said this to already for this issue, but
> patches to dtc should be against upstream and a version of this has been
> sent there already. But it seems they've lost interest in addressing the
> review comments. So feel free to send another one. The same comment
> applies here.

There is another patch in this series:
[PATCH v3 04/12] dt-bindings: i2c: dw: Add Baikal-T1 SoC I2C controller
which is also waiting for your review. I've updated it as you requested.
Could you take a look at that too?

-Sergey

>
> Rob

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