Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Device Tree on ARM platform

From: Robert Schwebel
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 19:57:23 EST

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 02:22:50PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> 2) Driver binding mechanism: device tree nodes usually have a
> "compatible" property which is a list of strings. The first string
> describes exactly what the device is (ie. "atmel,24c08") and an
> optional list of other devices which it is register interface
> backwards compatible with.

This is a good example. The "exact" description above doesn't say
anything about some of the details the driver needs to know. Here is the
at24 driver:

Where do we get the page size & flags from?

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