Re: [PATCH 04/15] soc: octeontx2: Add mailbox support infra
From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Aug 28 2018 - 08:03:36 EST
On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 12:57 PM <sunil.kovvuri@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Aleksey Makarov <amakarov@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> This patch adds mailbox support infrastructure APIs.
> Each RVU device has a dedicated 64KB mailbox region
> shared with it's peer for communication. RVU AF has
> a separate mailbox region shared with each of RVU PFs
> and a RVU PF has a separate region shared with each of
> it's VF.
> These set of APIs are used by this driver (RVU AF) and
> other RVU PF/VF drivers eg netdev, crypto e.t.c.
> Signed-off-by: Aleksey Makarov <amakarov@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Bartosik <lbartosik@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Why does this driver not use the drivers/mailbox/ infrastructure?