[PATCH v3 04/10] Documentations: dt-bindings: Add a document of PECI adapter driver for Aspeed AST24xx/25xx SoCs

Rob Herring robh at kernel.org
Tue Apr 17 23:16:52 AEST 2018

On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 6:12 PM, Jae Hyun Yoo
<jae.hyun.yoo at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> On 4/16/2018 11:10 AM, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 11:32:06AM -0700, Jae Hyun Yoo wrote:
>>> This commit adds a dt-bindings document of PECI adapter driver for Aspeed
>>> AST24xx/25xx SoCs.


>>> +- clocks            : Should contain clock source for PECI controller.
>>> +                     Should reference clkin.
>>> +- clock_frequency   : Should contain the operation frequency of PECI
>>> controller
>>> +                     in units of Hz.
>>> +                     187500 ~ 24000000
>> This is the frequency of the bus or used to derive it? It would be
>> better to specify the bus frequency instead and have the driver
>> calculate its internal freq. And then use "bus-frequency" instead.
> I agree with you. Actually, it is being used for operation frequency setting
> of PECI controller module in SoC so it's different from the meaning of
> "bus-frequency". I'll change it to "operation-frequency".

No, now you've gone from a standard property name to something custom.
Why do you need to set the frequency in DT if it is not related to the
interface frequency?


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