[PATCH v3 5/5] powerpc/85xx: i2c-mpc: use new I2C bindings for the Socates board

Wolfgang Grandegger wg at grandegger.com
Wed Apr 8 17:16:29 EST 2009

Grant Likely wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:20 AM, Wolfgang Grandegger <wg at grandegger.com> wrote:
>> Preserve I2C clock settings for the Socrates MPC8544 board.
> I had thought that the preserve-clocking property was intended for
> older boards that don't currently have any method of getting the clock
> setting out of u-boot.  Since Socrates is a new board, U-Boot should
> probably be made to fill in the real clock rate setting.

I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. If an old version of U-Boot
on an old board sets the I2C clock, it can be used (inherited) by Linux
using the property "preserve-clocking".

It is actually the customers choice to set the I2C clock in U-Boot and
re-use it by Linux.


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