Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 12/14] dt-bindings: net: dsa: ocelot: add ocelot-ext documentation

From: Vladimir Oltean
Date: Tue Oct 04 2022 - 08:15:34 EST

On Tue, Oct 04, 2022 at 01:19:33PM +0200, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> > + # Ocelot-ext VSC7512
> > + - |
> > + spi {
> > + soc@0 {
> soc in spi is a bit confusing.

Do you have a better suggestion for a node name? This is effectively a
container for peripherals which would otherwise live under a /soc node,
if they were accessed over MMIO by the internal microprocessor of the
SoC, rather than by an external processor over SPI.

> How is this example different than previous one (existing soc example)?
> If by compatible and number of ports, then there is no much value here.

The positioning relative to the other nodes is what's different.