[PATCH v2 1/2] fsl/corenet_generic: add a particular initialization for platform
scottwood at freescale.com
Thu Apr 17 05:36:26 EST 2014
On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 21:58 -0500, Wang Dongsheng-B40534 wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Wood Scott-B07421
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:39 AM
> > To: Wang Dongsheng-B40534
> > Cc: Jin Zhengxiong-R64188; haokexin at gmail.com; Kushwaha Prabhakar-B32579;
> > linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] fsl/corenet_generic: add a particular initialization
> > for platform
> > On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 13:53 +0800, Dongsheng Wang wrote:
> > > From: Wang Dongsheng <dongsheng.wang at freescale.com>
> > >
> > > Corenet_generic is a generic platform initialization. Those based on
> > > the corenet_generic board maybe need a particular initialize to
> > > enable/set some IP-Blocks. So add "Fix Generic Initialization" to solve
> > > this kind of special cases.
> > I still don't understand what you mean by "fix". What are you fixing,
> > or what is fixed?
> > There is no need for adding an infrastructure layer here. Just add a
> > new piece of code for t104x diu, and have it be called by an appropriate
> > initfunc.
> "fix" is means to handle some boards those based on corenet_generic config file,
> But those boards may need some special handle. Perhaps these used to handle
> special feature codes not have an appropriate initfunc we cannot *just find*
> an appropriate place,
I'm not asking you to "just find" anything. I'm asking you to add an
initfunc in a standalone file.
> if more and more boards need to do this, at that time maybe *initfunc*
> looks very complicated.
They would each have their own initfunc. There is no reason to tie this
in with anything else.
> > > --- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/85xx/Kconfig
> > > +++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/85xx/Kconfig
> > > @@ -269,6 +269,17 @@ config CORENET_GENERIC
> > > The following boards are supported for both 32bit and 64bit kernel:
> > > P5020 DS and P5040 DS
> > >
> > > +config FIX_GENERIC_PLATFORM_INIT
> > > + bool "Fix Generic Initialization"
> > > + depends on CORENET_GENERIC
> > Why does this depend on CORENET_GENERIC?
> Because CORENET_GENERIC is a multiboards file, This is designed to handle this situation.
This DIU code is going to be just as applicable to a custom T104x board
which may or may not use CORENET_GENERIC.
> > > + default y
> > No.
> Why not? This will not increase any redundant operations if there is not any boards need fix.
> You can see my fix.c code.
default y should not be used for hardware specific code.
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