Re: [PATCH net-next v2 1/4] dt-bindings: dmaengine: bam_dma: Add "powered remotely" mode
From: Vinod Koul
Date: Mon Oct 18 2021 - 02:17:16 EST
On 11-10-21, 16:17, Stephan Gerhold wrote:
> In some configurations, the BAM DMA controller is set up by a remote
> processor and the local processor can simply start making use of it
> without setting up the BAM. This is already supported using the
> "qcom,controlled-remotely" property.
> However, for some reason another possible configuration is that the
> remote processor is responsible for powering up the BAM, but we are
> still responsible for initializing it (e.g. resetting it etc). Add
> a "qcom,powered-remotely" property to describe that configuration.
> Signed-off-by: Stephan Gerhold <stephan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Changes since RFC:
> - Rename qcom,remote-power-collapse -> qcom,powered-remotely
> for consistency with "qcom,controlled-remotely"
> NOTE: This is *not* a compile-time requirement for the BAM-DMUX driver
> so this could also go through the dmaengine tree.
Can we split that this to dmaengine & net series if there is not
dependency on the two... I think I skipped rev1 when I saw net-next
> Also note that there is an ongoing effort to convert these bindings
> to DT schema but sadly there were not any updates for a while. :/
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/qcom_bam_dma.txt | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/qcom_bam_dma.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/qcom_bam_dma.txt
> index cf5b9e44432c..6e9a5497b3f2 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/qcom_bam_dma.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/qcom_bam_dma.txt
> @@ -15,6 +15,8 @@ Required properties:
> the secure world.
> - qcom,controlled-remotely : optional, indicates that the bam is controlled by
> remote proccessor i.e. execution environment.
> +- qcom,powered-remotely : optional, indicates that the bam is powered up by
> + a remote processor but must be initialized by the local processor.
> - num-channels : optional, indicates supported number of DMA channels in a
> remotely controlled bam.
> - qcom,num-ees : optional, indicates supported number of Execution Environments