[v0 PATCH 5/5] EDAC: CPC925 MC platform device setup

Harry Ciao qingtao.cao at windriver.com
Fri Apr 3 16:49:53 EST 2009

Harry Ciao 写道:
> Arnd Bergmann 写道:
>> On Thursday 02 April 2009, Harry Ciao wrote:
>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_EDAC
>>> +#define CPC925_MC_START                0xf8000000
>>> +#define CPC925_MC_END          0xf8ffffff /* sizeof 16MB */
>>> +/* Register a platform device for CPC925 memory controller */
>>> +static int __init maple_cpc925_edac_setup(void)
>> It's not good to have these encoded as magic numbers.
>> Can't you find the addresses in the device tree? Maybe it's
>> even possible to make this an of_platform_driver if you
>> find a good node to bind to.
>> Does the driver also work on a G5 Mac, or is it limited
>> to the maple platform?
>>     Arnd <><
Hi Arnd,

I forgot to mention that so far I have tested this CPC925 driver on the 
Maple platform, I have no G5 Mac to test with.
CPC925 is specific to the PowerPC 970 family of processors, but I don't 
think Maple is the only platform that ever use PowerPC 970 
processors(that is why this driver should depend on PP64, rather than 



> Hi Arnd,
> I did try to get resource information from its DTB node first, the 
> "hostbridge" node do can be found successfully, however, 
> unfortunately, as I put in the notes in that function, the 
> #address-cells and #size-cells specified by its parent node are both 
> 2, but the cell number used in its "reg" property is actually 1, as
> reg = <0xf8000000 0x1000000>;
> which will make of_address_to_resource() failed with -EINVAL; that's 
> why I have to set it up from scratch manually.
> Cheers,
> Harry

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