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From: Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>
To: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>, Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@flygoat.com>
Cc: "open list:MIPS" <linux-mips@vger.kernel.org>,
	Huacai Chen <chenhc@lemote.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>,
	Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.co>,
	"devicetree@vger.kernel.org" <devicetree@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/13] dt-bindings: mips: Add loongson cpus & boards
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2019 09:07:51 +0000
Message-ID: <20190903085904.bwmm4knaodopvzvd@pburton-laptop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAL_Jsq+VmFi6r1-WOa9RJ4vfqsZLqcn5HMbv1oyQjhtJ8Qd8Lw@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Rob,

On Mon, Sep 02, 2019 at 03:50:47PM +0100, Rob Herring wrote:
> > In general on MIPS we detect CPU properties at runtime from coprocessor
> > 0 registers & similar sources of information, so there's not really a
> > need to specify anything about the CPU in devicetree.
> 
> We thought the same thing initially for Arm... Mostly what is in DT is
> not what is discoverable. Are clock speeds, power domains, low power
> states, etc. all discoverable?

No, that's a good point - clocks etc may need to be specified in DT. I
just don't see any of that in this patchset - it appears all that is
specified is cache sizes which we already detect. So in this case I
don't see a need for including CPUs in DT at all.

Jiaxun - did you add all this information to DT to avoid the "cacheinfo:
Unable to detect cache hierarchy for CPU" messages during boot? If so
that should be fixed by commit b8bea8a5e5d9 ("mips: fix cacheinfo"). If
not, could you describe why the CPU nodes are needed here?

Thanks,
    Paul

  reply index

Thread overview: 73+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-27  8:52 [PATCH 00/13] Modernize Loongson64 Machine Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 01/13] MIPS: Loongson64: Rename CPU TYPES Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 02/13] MIPS: Loongson64: Sepreate loongson2ef/loongson64 code Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 22:05   ` Aaro Koskinen
2019-08-28  0:37     ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-02 17:51       ` Aaro Koskinen
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 03/13] MAINTAINERS: Fix entries for new loongson64 path Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 04/13] irqchip: Add driver for Loongson-3 I/O interrupt controller Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 16:45   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-08-28  0:27     ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-28  6:59       ` Marc Zyngier
2019-08-28 15:31         ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-28 16:02           ` Marc Zyngier
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 05/13] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Add Loongson-3 IOINTC Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 13:08   ` Rob Herring
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 06/13] irqchip: Add driver for Loongson-3 HyperTransport interrupt controller Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 12:53   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 07/13] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Add Loongson-3 HTINTC Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 12:49   ` Rob Herring
2019-08-27 14:08     ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 08/13] irqchip: i8259: Add plat-poll support Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 09/13] irqchip: mips-cpu: Convert to simple domain Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 10/13] MIPS: Loongson64: Drop legacy IRQ code Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:53 ` [PATCH 11/13] dt-bindings: mips: Add loongson cpus & boards Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 12:45   ` Rob Herring
2019-08-27 14:18     ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 20:41       ` Paul Burton
2019-08-28  0:15         ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-02 14:50         ` Rob Herring
2019-09-03  9:07           ` Paul Burton [this message]
2019-09-04  3:33             ` Huacai Chen
2019-08-27  8:53 ` [PATCH 12/13] MIPS: Loongson64: Add generic dts Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27  8:53 ` [PATCH 13/13] MIPS: Loongson64: Load built-in dtbs Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-27 13:25 ` Re:[PATCH 00/13] Modernize Loongson64 Machine 陈华才
2019-08-27 14:39   ` [PATCH " Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25 ` [PATCH v1 00/18] " Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 01/18] MIPS: Loongson64: Rename CPU TYPES Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 02/18] MIPS: Loongson64: separate loongson2ef/loongson64 code Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 03/18] MAINTAINERS: Fix entries for new loongson64 path Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 04/18] irqchip: Export generic chip domain map/unmap functions Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 05/18] irqchip: Add driver for Loongson-3 I/O interrupt controller Jiaxun Yang
2019-08-30  4:25   ` [PATCH v1 06/18] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Add Loongson-3 IOINTC Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:42 ` [PATCH v2 00/19] Modernize Loongson64 Machine Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:42   ` [PATCH v2 01/19] MIPS: Loongson64: Rename CPU TYPES Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:42   ` [PATCH v2 02/19] MIPS: Loongson64: separate loongson2ef/loongson64 code Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-10  0:12     ` Paul Burton
2019-09-16  2:23       ` Huacai Chen
2019-09-18  0:38       ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 03/19] MAINTAINERS: Fix entries for new loongson64 path Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 04/19] irqchip: Export generic chip domain map/unmap functions Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 05/19] irqchip: Add driver for Loongson-3 I/O interrupt controller Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 06/19] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Add Loongson-3 IOINTC Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-17 21:26     ` Rob Herring
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 07/19] irqchip: Add driver for Loongson-3 HyperTransport interrupt controller Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 08/19] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Add Loongson-3 HTINTC Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 09/19] irqchip: i8259: Add plat-poll support Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 10/19] irqchip: mips-cpu: Convert to simple domain Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 11/19] MIPS: Loongson64: Drop legacy IRQ code Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 12/19] dt-bindings: mips: Add loongson boards Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-30 13:23     ` Rob Herring
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 13/19] dt-bindings: Document loongson vendor-prefix Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 14/19] MIPS: Loongson64: Add generic dts Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-07  2:53     ` Huacai Chen
2019-09-07  3:14       ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-30 13:20     ` Rob Herring
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 15/19] MIPS: Loongson64: Load built-in dtbs Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 16/19] GPIO: loongson: Drop Loongson-3A/3B support Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 17/19] MIPS: Loongson: Regenerate defconfigs Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 18/19] MAINTAINERS: Add new pathes to LOONGSON64 ARCHITECTURE Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-05 14:43   ` [PATCH v2 19/19] MAINTAINERS: Add myself as maintainer of LOONGSON64 Jiaxun Yang
2019-09-07  3:13   ` [PATCH v2 00/19] Modernize Loongson64 Machine Huacai Chen
2019-09-12  6:30 ` [PATCH 00/13] " Matt Turner
2019-09-18  0:33   ` Jiaxun Yang

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