Re: [Arm-netbook] getting allwinner SoC support upstream (was Re:Uploading linux (3.9.4-1))

From: luke.leighton
Date: Thu Jun 06 2013 - 08:22:14 EST

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 1:19 AM, Henrik NordstrÃm
<henrik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> tor 2013-06-06 klockan 00:54 +0100 skrev luke.leighton:
>> > Not really the case. Actually the opposite. DT have this as well, and
>> > integrated in device probing. Allwinner need to hack every driver used
>> > to add their gpio requests to have pinmuxing triggered.
>> augh. ok. solutions. what are the solutions here?
> What I said before.

idea: hook into devicetree gpio functions to allow script-fex gpio
functions to gain access in a separate module? that sort of thing.

> Go with DT for the kernel. There is no need for two configuration
> mechanisms doing the same thing. Disguise it in fex form (and
> translator) if too hard for people with a DOS editior to configure.

what methods for doing that. i need proposals. 4 days on the clock.
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