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From: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com>
To: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org>
Cc: Alban <albeu@free.fr>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org,
	Cyrille Pitchen <cyrille.pitchen@atmel.com>,
	Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	Marek Vasut <marek.vasut@gmail.com>,
	Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com>,
	Moritz Fischer <moritz.fischer@ettus.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] doc: bindings: Add bindings documentation for mtd nvmem
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2017 13:19:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170303131901.391b0700@bbrezillon> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6d5ef869-a1d5-c8d2-847d-1c7aaafa74cf@linaro.org>

On Fri, 3 Mar 2017 11:27:34 +0000
Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org> wrote:

> On 02/03/17 19:50, Alban wrote:
> > Add the binding to expose MTD partitions as nvmem providers.  
> 
> It would be nice to see more description of this patch, explaining the 
> real use case.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alban <albeu@free.fr>
> > ---
> >  .../devicetree/bindings/nvmem/mtd-nvmem.txt        | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  1 file changed, 29 insertions(+)
> >  create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/mtd-nvmem.txt
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/mtd-nvmem.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/mtd-nvmem.txt
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 0000000..47602f7
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/mtd-nvmem.txt
> > @@ -0,0 +1,29 @@
> > += NVMEM in MTD =
> > +
> > +Config data for drivers is often stored in MTD devices. This binding
> > +define how such data can be represented in device tree.
> > +
> > +An MTD can be defined as an NVMEM provider by adding the `nvmem-provider`  
> We should prefix this property with "mtd" to make it more explicit that 
> this is specific to mtd devices.

MTD is a linux-ism, not sure DT maintainers will like it ;-).

> 
> May be we should put this under "Required Properties" section, marking 
> it as mandatory for mtd nvmem providers.

It's definitely optional. It's really a choice to provide a nvmem cells
under an MTD partition.

> 
> > +property to their node. Data cells can then be defined as child nodes
> > +of the partition as defined in nvmem.txt.
> > +
> > +Example:
> > +
> > +	flash@0 {
> > +		...
> > +
> > +		partition@2 {
> > +			label = "art";
> > +			reg = <0x7F0000 0x010000>;
> > +			read-only;
> > +
> > +			nvmem-provider;
> > +			#address-cells = <1>;
> > +			#size-cells = <1>;
> > +
> > +			eeprom@1000 {
> > +				label = "wmac-eeprom";
> > +				reg = <0x1000 0x1000>;
> > +			};
> > +		};
> > +	};
> >  

  reply	other threads:[~2017-03-03 12:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-02 19:50 [PATCH 0/3] mtd: Add support for reading MTD devices via the nvmem API Alban
2017-03-02 19:50 ` [PATCH 1/3] doc: bindings: Add bindings documentation for mtd nvmem Alban
2017-03-02 20:22   ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 12:17     ` Alban
2017-03-03 12:37       ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 13:12         ` Alban
2017-03-03 11:27   ` Srinivas Kandagatla
2017-03-03 12:19     ` Boris Brezillon [this message]
2017-03-03 12:22     ` Alban
2017-03-02 19:50 ` [PATCH 2/3] mtd: Add support for reading MTD devices via the nvmem API Alban
2017-03-02 21:18   ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 12:36     ` Alban
2017-03-03 13:36       ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 13:57         ` Alban
2017-03-03 14:11           ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 22:21             ` Richard Weinberger
2017-03-06 17:21               ` Alban
2017-03-06 19:03                 ` Richard Weinberger
2017-03-06 21:02                   ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 11:23   ` Srinivas Kandagatla
2017-03-03 12:34     ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03 13:30       ` Alban
2017-03-03 14:03         ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-02 19:50 ` [PATCH 3/3] nvmem: core: Allow allocating several anonymous nvmem devices Alban
2017-03-02 20:03   ` Boris Brezillon
2017-03-03  1:50     ` Moritz Fischer
2017-03-03 10:08   ` Srinivas Kandagatla

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