Re: [RFC PATCH 2/7] ALSA: ac97: add an ac97 bus

From: Robert Jarzmik
Date: Thu May 05 2016 - 15:14:46 EST

Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, May 03, 2016 at 09:43:20PM +0200, Robert Jarzmik wrote:
>> You probably mean the BITCLK clock.
>> What is a bit pesky about this clock is that it can either be mastered by
>> digital controller and the codec is a slave, or the other way around.
> That's a bit surprising - I've never encountered a system that
> impelemnts this, it may be permitted by the spec but it's always the
> CODEC. The master clock from the CODEC is often provided by the SoC but
> I've not seen systems where anything other than the CODEC drives the
> actual AC'97 bus.

Ok, so let's assume a one direction. I'll have a look how I could add this clock
to the probe() exactly as amba_probe() does.

> It's not really adding anything though, it's just clumsy wording on
> their part - it's not like we need to distinguish this from analogue
> or any other type of AC'97 controllers.
>> Now if you prefer "ac97_controller" or something like that, that's as you wish,
>> the name does not matter that much to me ;)
> Yes.
Okay, let me add this to my todo list for v2.
I already have suspend/resume/pm_suspend/pm_resume.