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From: Icenowy Zheng <icenowy@aosc.io>
To: Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-sunxi@googlegroups.com, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org,
	Chen-Yu Tsai <wens@csie.org>,
	linux-clk@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/9] initial support for "suniv" Allwinner new ARM9 SoC
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 23:38:04 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2A78FC75-61C0-4317-A7A1-6E1E42098C07@aosc.io> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180125153520.lxcfvh3yvi36uiux@flea.lan>



于 2018年1月25日 GMT+08:00 下午11:35:20, Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com> 写到:
>Hi,
>
>On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 09:10:34PM +0800, Icenowy Zheng wrote:
>> 在 2018年1月22日星期一 CST 下午8:14:35,Maxime Ripard 写道:
>> > On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 07:17:26AM +0800, Icenowy Zheng wrote:
>> > > This is the RFC initial patchset for the "new" Allwinner SUNIV
>ARM9 SoC.
>> > > 
>> > > The same die is packaged differently, come with different
>co-packaged
>> > > DRAM or shipped with different SDK; and then made many model
>names: F23,
>> > > F25, F1C100A, F1C100S, F1C200S, F1C500, F1C600, R6, etc. These
>SoCs all
>> > > share a common feature set and are packaged similarly (eLQFP128
>for SoCs
>> > > without co-packaged DRAM, QFN88 for with DRAM). As their's no
>> > > functionality hidden on the QFN88 models (except DRAM interface
>not
>> > > exported), it's not clever to differentiate them. So I will use
>suniv as
>> > > common name of all these SoCs.
>> > 
>> > Where is that suniv prefix coming from?
>> 
>> The BSP (Melis and Linux). (e.g. "libs/suniv" directory of the Melis
>SDK and 
>> "arch/arm/boot/dts/sunivw1p1.dtsi" in the Linux SDK)
>
>Do you have a link to that BSP?

I have it on the Baidu Pan. Is it acceptable?

>
>> > You should really answer two questions here:
>> >   - Are you able to predict whether you'll find an SoC part of that
>> >     family in the future that derives a bit and will need a
>compatible
>> >     of its own?
>> >   - Are you able to predict which quirks we'll need along the way
>to
>> >     support all the SoCs you've listed there?
>> > 
>> > If you can't answer yes to both these questions, with a 100%
>> > certainty, then you'll need a SoC name in the compatible.
>> > 
>> > Which doesn't prevent you from sharing as much as possible the DT
>like
>> > we did between the A10s and the A13 for example.
>> 
>> So the suniv-f1c100s.dtsi will still be kept empty and all
>peripherals known 
>> should go through suniv.dtsi.
>
>Sorry if I wasn't really clear. You can totally keep the current DT
>structure if that makes sense (and judging by what you're saying, it
>does.), but the compatibles should have the SoC name in it.

Okay.

>
>Maxime

  reply	other threads:[~2018-01-25 15:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-19 23:17 Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 1/9] ARM: add CONFIG_ARCH_SUNXI_V7 for differentiate ARMv5/v7 Allwinner SoCs Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-20  3:04   ` [linux-sunxi] " Julian Calaby
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 2/9] ARM: sunxi: add Allwinner ARMv5 SoCs Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-20  3:06   ` [linux-sunxi] " Julian Calaby
2018-01-20  3:10     ` Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-20  3:22       ` Julian Calaby
2018-01-22 12:15         ` Maxime Ripard
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 3/9] irqchip/sun4i: add support for suniv interrupt controller Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 4/9] clocksource: sun4i: add a compatible for suniv Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 5/9] clocksource/drivers/sun4i: register as sched_clock on suniv Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 6/9] pinctrl: sunxi: add support for suniv (newer F-series SoCs) Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 7/9] clk: sunxi-ng: add support for suniv SoC Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 8/9] ARM: dts: suniv: add initial DTSI file for suniv and F1C100s Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-21 11:03   ` Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
2018-01-19 23:17 ` [RFC PATCH 9/9] ARM: suniv: f1c100s: add device tree for Lichee Pi Nano Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-22 12:14 ` [RFC PATCH 0/9] initial support for "suniv" Allwinner new ARM9 SoC Maxime Ripard
2018-01-24 13:10   ` Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-25 15:35     ` Maxime Ripard
2018-01-25 15:38       ` Icenowy Zheng [this message]
2018-01-26 14:43         ` Maxime Ripard
2018-01-26 20:57       ` Icenowy Zheng
2018-01-29 19:48       ` Rob Herring

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