Re: [PATCH] bcma: Add dependency on OF_ADDRESS
From: Hauke Mehrtens
Date: Thu Oct 09 2014 - 17:48:21 EST
On 10/09/2014 09:25 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 08:28:31PM +0200, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
>> On 10/09/2014 07:29 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 07:18:31PM +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>>> On 10/09/14 19:15, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>>>> On 10/09/14 18:54, RafaÅ MiÅecki wrote:
>>>>>> On 9 October 2014 18:41, Guenter Roeck<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>>> Commit 2101e533f41a ("bcma: register bcma as device tree driver")
>>>>>>> introduces a hard dependency on OF_ADDRESS into the bcma driver.
>>>>>>> OF_ADDRESS is specifically disabled for the sparc architecture.
>>>>>>> This results in the following error when building sparc64:allmodconfig.
>>>>> Does this mean on sparc (using allmodconfig) you will get CONFIG_OF and
>>>>> !CONFIG_OF_ADDRESS? Does that makes sense?
>>>> Is CONFIG_OF is used on sparc to access OpenBoot information?
>>> I have no idea. All I know is that the driver doesn't build anymore with OF
>>> enabled and OF_ADDRESS disabled.
>> Device tree support in bcma is only needed on some SoC, when this is
>> used on a PCIe card it is not needed.
>> I would just deactivate the parts that are using device tree in bcma
>> when it is not available. I will send a patch after having something to eat.
> Devicetree dependency is already covered with #ifdef CONFIG_OF. Problem is
> that it really needs #ifdef CONFIG_OF_ADDRESS. Though even that might be
> better than my patch, since it would at least build the driver on sparc
> as it used to do.
>> Is there a better method which is compatible with SPARC than using
>> of_translate_address() to get the reg address and also take the ranges
>> attribute of the bus into account?
> No idea, sorry. Can you by any chance use pcie device information
> instead of depending on devicetree data ?
Device tree is not used for PCIe devices in bcma. We only use it when
bcma is used for the system bus on some Broadcom SoCs, currently there
is no plan to use device tree for PCIe devices in bcma. I think bcma is
only used on wifi cards connected via PCIe on Sparc systems.
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