Re: [PATCH 1/6] dt-bindings: soc: qcom: Add label for GLINK bindings
From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Thu Dec 21 2017 - 14:36:18 EST
On 12/20/2017 05:35 PM, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> On Wed 20 Dec 10:30 PST 2017, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:02:09PM -0800, Chris Lew wrote:
>>> Add a label property to identify the edge this node represents.
>> Why does a user need to know this?
> We have multiple remoteproc instances, each one having one or more
> associated SMD or GLINK links (this node), exposing logical
> communication channels. Some of these logical channels are exposed to
> user space and we need a way to distinguish them there.
> In the current implementation of SMD this value goes straight into an
> sysfs attribute that we can use when writing udev rules and for the DIAG
> implementation to pair up channels related to the same remoteproc. This
> adds the equivalent information for glink-backed channels.
> I'm therefor in favor of picking this patch.
Please add these details to the commit log. Just writing what the patch
is doing isn't very helpful.
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