Re: [PATCH v2 13/14] ARM: DTS: am33xx: Use the new DT bindings for the eDMA3

From: Peter Ujfalusi
Date: Mon Nov 02 2015 - 10:46:52 EST


On 11/02/2015 05:40 PM, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 02:13:01PM +0200, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:
>> Vinod,
>> On 11/02/2015 12:04 PM, Vinod Koul wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 01:21:19AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 1) This seems to have broken BBB in -next for me, bisected down to this patch.
>>>> For bootlog:
>>>> 2) Please avoid merging DT/platform code in your driver tree, Vinod,
>>>> at least without an ack from the platform maintainer. It can be a a
>>>> huge mess if they end up causing conflicts, so we always ask to merge
>>>> the DT changes through the platform maintainer (Tony in this case) by
>>>> default.
>>> I did warn when applying that I am doing so without ACK on ARM code, noone
>>> said a thing!
>>> I knew Tony was following the work by Peter so assumed he must have been okay
>>> with it otherwise would have spoken for ~couple of weeks these were in
>>> review
>>> Anyway now that we have a regression, I can revert this patch if that fixes,
>>> please confirm, but might break edma... peter?
>> Can you revert or drop the last two DTS patches?
>> I think I will try a different route to get the split of the tpcc and tptc.
>> Without the DT patches the driver will fall back to the legacy mode so things
>> will work in a same way they did before.
>> Or I can send a followup patch for edma.c, with that there is no need to add
>> the HWMOD_INIT_NO_IDLE to hwmod and power management looks better.
>> Basically I'm registering a 'dummy' driver for the edma3-tptc so omap hwmod
>> code will not shut it down but we will keep the possibility to manage the
>> power state still.
> Okay I have reverted the two and applied the edma patch sent, can you please
> verify topic/edma_fix before I merge it and send my PULL request.

The branch looks good. Thank you!
It would have been great if the DTS changes for am335x/am437x would have been
in 4.4, but I will send them for 4.5 after rc1 is out.

> Would appreciate any tested-by
> Thanks

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