[PATCH 1/5] Add Freescale DMA and DMA channel to Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt file.
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Sep 8 02:30:44 EST 2007
>> 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
> out with more/fewer channels, or if certain channels are not general
I don't see this as more flexible, but no problem, it will work
The "reg" vs. textual unit address issue needs to be solved though.
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