[PATCH v2 1/4] dt-bindings: i2c: aspeed: add buffer and DMA mode transfer support

Joel Stanley joel at jms.id.au
Tue Feb 9 23:10:59 AEDT 2021

On Wed, 3 Feb 2021 at 23:03, Jae Hyun Yoo <jae.hyun.yoo at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> Hi Joel
> On 1/28/2021 11:36 AM, Jae Hyun Yoo wrote:
> > Hi Joel
> >
> > On 1/27/2021 4:06 PM, Joel Stanley wrote:
> >>>> All this information doesn't need to be in the binding.
> >>>>
> >>>> It's also an oddly structured dts file if this is what you are doing...
> >>>
> >>> I removed the default buffer mode settings that I added into
> >>> 'aspeed-g4.dtsi' and 'aspeed-g5.dtsi' in v1 to avoid touching of the
> >>> default transfer mode setting, but each bus should use its dedicated
> >>> SRAM buffer range for enabling buffer mode so I added this information
> >>> at here as overriding examples instead. I thought that binding document
> >>> is a right place for providing this information but looks like it's not.
> >>> Any recommended place for it? Is it good enough if I add it just into
> >>> the commit message?
> >>
> >> I agree with Rob, we don't need this described in the device tree
> >> (binding or dts). We know what the layout is for a given aspeed
> >> family, so the driver can have this information hard coded.
> >>
> >> (Correct me if I've misinterpted here Rob)
> >>
> >
> > Makes sense. Will add these settings into the driver module as hard
> > coded per each bus.
> >
> Realized that the SRAM buffer range setting should be added into device
> tree because each bus module should get the dedicated IO resource range.
> So I'm going to add it to dtsi default reg setting for each I2C bus
> and will remove this description in binding. Also, I'll add a mode
> setting property instead to keep the current setting as byte mode.

I don't understand. What do you propose adding?

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