[PATCH 1/5] Add Freescale DMA and DMA channel to Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt file.

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Sep 8 01:31:17 EST 2007

On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 04:43:35PM +0200, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> Those don't agree.  It's probably best to describe the whole
> DMA controller register block in this node.  Why do you need
> subnodes for the channels at all?

The channels have separate registers and sometimes separate interrupts --
it's simpler to bind to a channel at a time than to parse a list of reg
blocks and interrupts.  It's also more flexible in case a new chip comes
out with more/fewer channels, or if certain channels are not general


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