Re: [PATCHv2] of: Add generic handling for ePAPR 1.1 fail-sss states

From: Tom Rini
Date: Mon Sep 12 2016 - 09:49:48 EST

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 03:46:23PM +0200, Matthijs van Duin wrote:
> On 12 September 2016 at 15:35, Tom Rini <trini@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What do you mean by "you can't put it to good use" ? Is that the case
> > of stuff that's say exposed via a header and could be used but isn't (ie
> > the cape/hat/chip/etc case) or the IP block is still OK but just not
> > exposed at all?
> >
> > What we're trying to address here is the case of "don't even try to
> > use the peripheral, bad things will happen. But please properly idle
> > the IP block!".
> I'm pretty sure IP blocks in the "don't even try" category are
> necessarily idled. There's no reason they wouldn't be.

OK. But this is specifically about the blocks that we are being told by
the vendor are _not_ idled and need to be.