Re: [PATCH 2/7] mfd: MT6397: Add regmap for MT8135 and MT6397 SoC
From: Lee Jones
Date: Thu Nov 20 2014 - 05:38:58 EST
On Thu, 20 Nov 2014, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:04:54PM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Tue, 18 Nov 2014, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 11:46:45AM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 17 Nov 2014, Flora Fu wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Add PMIC wrapper of MT8135 to access MFD MT6397.
> > > > > This is regmap of MT6397 MFD.
> > > > >
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Flora Fu <flora.fu@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > ---
> > > > > drivers/mfd/Kconfig | 8 +
> > > > > drivers/mfd/Makefile | 1 +
> > > > > drivers/mfd/mt8135-pmic-wrap.c | 847 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >
> > > > All of the PMIC functionality needs removing from MFD and placed
> > > > somewhere else. I suggest either drivers/power or drivers/regulator.
> > >
> > > This is no PMIC functionality. The MT8135 has a unit which is is used to
> > > access the PMIC (which is not only a PMIC, but also Touchscreen
> > > interface and other stuff). This unit is called pmic-wrapper in the
> > > docs. See the introductory mail for a nice picture.
> > I saw the picture, it's very nice. Whatever this is, it's not an
> > MFD. It's a device which is located on an MFD. There is far too much
> > functional (the operative word here) code contained in this patch.
> The MT6397 is a classical MFD device. It has a PMIC, an audio amp and a
> RTC. It is very tightly coupled to the SoC via SPI, but the SPI itself
> is not directly visible on the SoC. It's accessible indirectly via the
> PMIC-wrapper. Indeed the PMIC-wrapper is not MFD. Another dumping ground
> that comes to my mind is drivers/soc/. We could move over there.
Thanks for understanding my point-of-view. Hopefully there is a
suitable "dumping ground", or even better a proper place to move the
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead
Linaro.org â Open source software for ARM SoCs
Follow Linaro: Facebook | Twitter | Blog
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/