Re: [PATCH 1/2] regulator: pbias: use untranslated address to program pbias regulator

From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Tue Sep 01 2015 - 14:56:16 EST

* Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> [150901 11:40]:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2015 at 07:17:21AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > Why don't you just make reg unused for pbias_regulator since
> > we already use regmap for this driver?
> > Then in the pbias driver just define the register offset from
> > the syscon base? You may need to set it based on the compatible
> > value, but it's not like it's going to change for SoC.
> > If we eventually add some API to calculate reg base offset
> > from the syscon base it's easy to update the driver to use
> > that.
> That'd work. The other thing I was thinking we could do is to get
> syscon to treat any excessively large address that gets passed in that
> looks like an absolute address appropriately.

Hmm wouldn't that get messy for 64-bit :) How about something

unsigned long syscon_regmap_get_offset(struct regmap *syscon,
void __iomem *base)

Not sure if that's something that some drivers would start to
misuse with read/writel though.. Presumably not if the driver
already is using syscon.


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