Re: [PATCH 8/8] arm64: dts: rockchip: RockPro64: enable wifi module at sdio0
From: Kalle Valo
Date: Tue Dec 10 2019 - 04:15:03 EST
Heiko StÃbner <heiko@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Hi Soeren,
> Am Dienstag, 10. Dezember 2019, 00:29:21 CET schrieb Soeren Moch:
>> On 10.12.19 00:08, Heiko StÃbner wrote:
>> > Am Montag, 9. Dezember 2019, 23:38:22 CET schrieb Soeren Moch:
>> >> RockPro64 supports an Ampak AP6359SA based wifi/bt combo module.
>> >> The BCM4359/9 wifi controller in this module is connected to sdio0,
>> >> enable this interface.
>> >> Signed-off-by: Soeren Moch <smoch@xxxxxx>
>> >> ---
>> >> Not sure where to place exactly the sdio0 node in the dts because
>> >> existing sd nodes are not sorted alphabetically.
>> >> This last patch in this brcmfmac patch series probably should be picked
>> >> up by Heiko independently of the rest of this series. It was sent together
>> >> to show how this brcmfmac extension for 4359-sdio support with RSDB is
>> >> used and tested.
>> > node placement looks good so I can apply it, just a general questions
>> > I only got patch 8/8 are patches 1-7 relevant for this one and what are they?
>> Patches 1-7 are the patches to support the BCM4359 chipset with SDIO
>> interface in the linux brcmfmac net-wireless driver, see .
>> So this patch series has 2 parts:
>> patches 1-7: add support for the wifi chipset in the wireless driver,
>> this has to go through net-wireless
>> patch 8: enable the wifi module with this chipset on RockPro64, this patch
> Thanks for the clarification :-) .
> As patch 8 "only" does the core sdio node, it doesn't really depend on the
> earlier ones and you can submit any uart-hooks for bluetooth once the
> other patches land I guess.
>> If this was confusing, what would be the ideal way to post such series?
> I think every maintainer has some slightly different perspective on this,
> but personally I like getting the whole series to follow the discussion but
> also to just see when the driver-side changes get merged, as the dts-parts
> need to wait for that in a lot of cases.
FWIW I prefer the same as Heiko. If I don't see all the patches in the
patchset I start worrying if patchwork lost them, or something, and then
it takes more time from me to investigate what happened. So I strongly
recommend sending the whole series to everyone as it saves time.