SPI devices and OF

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Thu Apr 5 03:03:46 EST 2007

On Wednesday 04 April 2007, Kumar Gala wrote:
> I don't think this is a good idea for SPI devices.  The effort vs  
> reward isn't worth it.  The simple fact that the 'chip select'  
> mechanism ends up being board specific is too much of a pain to  
> figure out how to deal with in the device tree.  I think its ok if we  
> put information about the controller in the tree, but trying to do  
> the devices as well at this point doesn't seem like its much of a win.

I'm not following your argumentation. If the chip select is board specific,
isn't the device tree for that board _exactly_ the place where that
information should be? Where else would you get it from?

	Arnd <><

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