Re: [RFC PATCH] mfd: dt: Add Aspeed LPC binding

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Thu Nov 17 2016 - 04:31:00 EST

On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 7:06 AM, Andrew Jeffery <andrew@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> +* Device tree bindings for the Aspeed LPC Controller

We are going overboard with the lingo sometimes, to the point that we do not
understand how terse things become.

LPC = Low Pin Count, right?
Explain that right here: it is a slow external bus, right?

> +The Aspeed LPC controller contains registers for a variety of functions. Not
> +all registers for a function are contiguous, and some registers are referenced
> +by functions outside the LPC controller.
> +
> +Note that this is separate from the H8S/2168 compatible register set occupying
> +the start of the LPC controller address space.
> +
> +Some significant functions in the LPC controller:
> +
> +* LPC Host Controller
> +* Host Interface Controller

Host interface to what?

> +* iBT Controller

What is iBT?

> +* SuperIO Scratch registers

Again more context please.

With standards documents, either explain everything or provide
pointers for the information.

Linus Walleij