Re: [RFC PATCH v3] reset: Add a defer reset object to send board specific reset

From: Maxime Ripard
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 04:12:14 EST

On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 09:52:03AM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 3:37 PM, Houcheng Lin <houcheng@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The Problem
> > -----------
> > The reset signal on a hardware board is send either:
> > - during machine initialization
> > - during bus master's initialization
> I just thought about this a bit, since there isn't already a generic GPIO
> reset driver, just call this drivers/reset/reset-gpio.c and make the
> ability to deferral just a configuration detail of the GPIO reset driver.

Philipp has been working on one for quite some time. See

However, it seems to progress slowly, and we don't seem to be able to
reach a consensus here.

If you ask me, having to set a few extra properties like this just
advocates for a regular reset driver and DT node for the reset GPIO,
but I'm pretty sure Philipp will feel otherwise :)


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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