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From: frowand.list@gmail.com (Frank Rowand)
To: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: [patch 0/7] dt: dtb version: add version info to dtb
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:05:23 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <550B01D3.4090103@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <550A84E2.6040904@free-electrons.com>

On 3/19/2015 1:12 AM, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 19/03/2015 04:29, Frank Rowand wrote:
>> Rob,
>>
>> Can this be added to the next trees to get some test exposure before submitting
>> to Linus?
>>
>> There is currently no way to tie a device tree blob (DTB) back to the source
>> and environment used to create it.  Add this information, including a DTB
>> version number, which is somewhat analogous to the Linux kernel version number.
>>
>> The DTB version number is independent of the kernel version number, and is
>> incremented for each make of one or more DTBs.
>>
>> The DTB information is placed in node /chosen/dtb-info.  The data for this
>> node will be automatically generated by the .dtb make system for any .dts
>> that includes arch/arm/boot/dts/skeleton.dtsi, either directly or indirectly.
>> This means that architectures other than arm will not receive this feature.
>> This can be added to other architectures by modifying their skeleton.dtsi.
>>
>> There are 70 of the 557 arm .dts files that do not include skeleton.dtsi.
>> Thus the .dtb files created for these systems will not have the
>> /chosen/dtb-info node:
> 
> About the following list some of them use skeleton64.dtsi instead of
> skeleton.dtsi. All the armada-xp-*.dts uses it and also axm5516-amarillo.dts
> (through axm55xx.dtsi), the ls1021a-*.dts, the mt8127-moose.dts, the
> mt8135-evbp1.dts and the sun9i-a80-optimus.dts.
> 
> So maybe it would worth updating skeleton64.dtsi.

Thanks for noticing that!  I'll add skeleton64.dtsi.

> 
> For the other ones it seems that actually they use skeleton.dtsi but not
> through a dtsi file.

I'll go check again.


> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Gregory
> 
> 
>>
>>    armada-xp-axpwifiap.dts
>>    armada-xp-db.dts
>>    armada-xp-gp.dts
>>    armada-xp-lenovo-ix4-300d.dts
>>    armada-xp-matrix.dts
>>    armada-xp-netgear-rn2120.dts
>>    armada-xp-openblocks-ax3-4.dts
>>    armada-xp-synology-ds414.dts
>>    atlas6-evb.dts
>>    atlas7-evb.dts
>>    axm5516-amarillo.dts
>>    bcm2835-rpi-b-plus.dts
>>    bcm2835-rpi-b.dts
>>    ea3250.dts
>>    ecx-2000.dts
>>    highbank.dts
>>    hip04-d01.dts
>>    integratorap.dts
>>    integratorcp.dts
>>    ls1021a-qds.dts
>>    ls1021a-twr.dts
>>    meson6-atv1200.dts
>>    moxart-uc7112lx.dts
>>    mt8127-moose.dts
>>    mt8135-evbp1.dts
>>    nspire-clp.dts
>>    nspire-cx.dts
>>    nspire-tp.dts
>>    phy3250.dts
>>    picoxcell-pc7302-pc3x2.dts
>>    picoxcell-pc7302-pc3x3.dts
>>    prima2-evb.dts
>>    r7s72100-genmai.dts
>>    r8a73a4-ape6evm-reference.dts
>>    r8a73a4-ape6evm.dts
>>    r8a7790-lager.dts
>>    r8a7791-henninger.dts
>>    r8a7791-koelsch.dts
>>    r8a7794-alt.dts
>>    spear1310-evb.dts
>>    spear1340-evb.dts
>>    spear300-evb.dts
>>    spear310-evb.dts
>>    spear320-evb.dts
>>    spear320-hmi.dts
>>    spear600-evb.dts
>>    stih407-b2120.dts
>>    stih410-b2120.dts
>>    stih415-b2000.dts
>>    stih415-b2020.dts
>>    stih416-b2000.dts
>>    stih416-b2020.dts
>>    stih416-b2020e.dts
>>    stih418-b2199.dts
>>    sun9i-a80-optimus.dts
>>    vexpress-v2p-ca15-tc1.dts
>>    vexpress-v2p-ca15_a7.dts
>>    vexpress-v2p-ca5s.dts
>>    vexpress-v2p-ca9.dts
>>    vt8500-bv07.dts
>>    wm8505-ref.dts
>>    wm8650-mid.dts
>>    wm8750-apc8750.dts
>>    wm8850-w70v2.dts
>>    xenvm-4.2.dts
>>    zynq-parallella.dts
>>    zynq-zc702.dts
>>    zynq-zc706.dts
>>    zynq-zed.dts
>>    zynq-zybo.dts
>>
>>
>>
>> An example of the DTB information reported is:
>>
>>   $ echo ; cat /proc/version; echo ; echo ; dmesg | grep DTB
>>
>>   Linux version 4.0.0-rc4-dirty (frank at buildhost) (gcc version 4.6.x-google 20120106 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #5 SMP PREEMPT Wed Mar 18 20:04:48 PDT 2015
>>
>>
>>   DTB version 4.0.0-rc4-dirty (frank at buildhost) (DTC 1.4.0-dirty) #4 Wed Mar 18 20:04:11 PDT 2015
>>   DTB linux version 4.0.0-rc4-dirty (frank at build_host) (gcc version 4.6.x-google 20120106 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #3 SMP PREEMPT Wed Mar 18 20:02:46 PDT 2015
>>   DTB source /local/nobackup/src/git_linus/linux--4.0/arch/arm/boot/dts/qcom-apq8074-dragonboard.dts
>>   DTB blob arch/arm/boot/dts/qcom-apq8074-dragonboard.dtb
>>
>>
>> The values of the /chosen/dtb-info/ properties are also available in
>> /proc/device-tree/chosen/dtb-info/
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> 

  reply	other threads:[~2015-03-19 17:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-19  3:29 Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  3:31 ` [patch 1/7] dt: dtb version: consolidate documentation of chosen node bindings Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 13:40   ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19  3:33 ` [patch 2/7] dt: dtb version: document chosen/dtb-info node binding Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 13:23   ` Rob Herring
2015-03-19 16:42     ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 18:41     ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2015-03-19 18:53       ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19 19:01       ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 19:32         ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2015-03-19 20:44           ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-20 14:42             ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19 13:49   ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19 17:02     ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 17:23       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2015-03-19 19:12       ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19 21:27         ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-20 15:25           ` Mark Rutland
2015-03-19 17:37   ` Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  3:34 ` [patch 3/7] dt: dtb version: arm dts Makefile Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  3:36 ` [patch 4/7] dt: dtb version: kernel Makefile Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  3:38 ` [patch 5/7] dt: dtb version: kbuild scripts Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  3:39 ` [patch 6/7] dt: dtb version: dtsi files Frank Rowand
2015-03-19 18:46   ` Sascha Hauer
2015-03-19  3:41 ` [patch 7/7] dt: dtb version: report dtb info Frank Rowand
2015-03-19  8:12 ` [patch 0/7] dt: dtb version: add version info to dtb Gregory CLEMENT
2015-03-19 17:05   ` Frank Rowand [this message]
2015-03-20 13:46 ` Rob Herring
2015-03-20 19:14   ` Uwe Kleine-König

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