I2C and CAN bus on MPC5200B device tree

Wolfgang Grandegger wg at grandegger.com
Mon Jan 14 19:10:01 EST 2008

Grant Likely wrote:
> On 1/13/08, Matt Sealey <matt at genesi-usa.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I know the I2C stuff is up in the air (I cannot pinpoint the documentation
>> for it) and have not found any CAN bus documentation for device trees.
>> I want to update the firmware tree to add these but, am basically looking
>> for those docs, or someone to go over a few points.. is there some kind of
>> tree standard I should be looking at, or some patch I missed which has
>> a driver which implements something that looks at a compatible tree?
> I think some consensus has been achieved for describing i2c busses and
> their attached devices, but I don't think booting-without-of.txt has
> been updated with the details yet.  I need to look into that more.
> I don't think anyone has tackled CAN.  Best bet is to draft a tree in
> the way you think it should be described and post it to the list.
> That will give a starting point for us to discuss it and come to
> consensus.

For MSCAN on the MPC5200 we currently have:

		mscan at 900 {
			device_type = "mscan";
			compatible = "mpc5200b-mscan","mpc5200-mscan";
			cell-index = <0>;
			interrupts = <2 11 0>;
			interrupt-parent = <&mpc5200_pic>;
			reg = <900 80>;

		mscan at 980 {
			device_type = "mscan";
			compatible = "mpc5200b-mscan","mpc5200-mscan";
			cell-index = <1>;
			interrupts = <2 12 0>;
			interrupt-parent = <&mpc5200_pic>;
			reg = <980 80>;

The only thing missing is a property defining the routing of the CAN
signals, CAN 1 on I2C1 pins or CAN 2 on TMR01 pins. I think it does not
make sense to describe CAN devices on the CAN bus like for I2C.


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