Re: [PATCH] PCI: exynos: refactor exynos pcie driver
From: Jaehoon Chung
Date: Mon Dec 26 2016 - 20:12:45 EST
On 12/26/2016 11:43 PM, Jingoo Han wrote:
> Jaehoon Chung wtote:
>> Hi Pankaj,
>> On 12/23/2016 07:56 PM, Pankaj Dubey wrote:
>>> From: Niyas Ahmed S T <niyas.ahmed@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Currently Exynos PCIe driver is only supported for Exynos5440 SoC.
>>> This patch does refactoring of Exynos PCIe driver to extend support
>>> for other Exynos SoC.
>>> Following are the main changes done via this patch:
>>> 1) It adds separate structs for memory, clock resources.
>>> 2) It add exynos_pcie_ops struct which will allow us to support the
>>> differences in resources in different Exynos SoC.
>> It's nice to me for reusing this file.
>> but after considering too many times, i decided not to use this file.
>> I'm not sure what block base is..actually this pci-exynos.c is really
>> (No one maintains this file, even Samsung didn't care.)
>> Who is using this?
>> If Someone can share the information about exynos5440, i can refactor
>> Otherwise, there are two solution..
>> One is "adding the new pci-exynos.c" likes pci-exynos5433.c
> As Bjorn mentioned earlier, I agree with this option.
>> Other is "refactor this file" under assuming the each register's usage.
> But, if possible, I prefer this option.
> I am not sure that it cannot make the code dirty.
> Maybe, you need to discuss with hardware design engineers.
>> I want to use the PHY generic Framework for EXYNOS PCIe.
>> If you or other guys really want to use the pci-exynos.c for other exynos,
>> I will rework with PHY generic framework. Then i will resend the my
>> patches as V2.
> When I submitted the pci-exynos.c, there was no PHY generic framework.
> But, currently, using PHY generic framework is mandatory, as other PCIe host
> driver did.
> I think that we should use PHY generic framework for new SoCs.
>> One more thing..Does anyone know what the usage of block base is?
>> Can i use that register as "syscon"?
> 'Block' is very specific registers for 5440.
> Other Exynos SoCs do not use that registers.
> Actually, it is not the same with 'syscon'.
> But, you can assume 'block' as 'syscon'.
Great! I want to know it. Then i will refactor this file for all other Exynos SoCs.
And Could you check my RFC patches? Maybe i missed your email in my RFC patches.
> Best regards,
> Jingoo Han
>> Best Regards,
>> Jaehoon Chung
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