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SubjectRe: [linux-sunxi] Re: [PATCH 04/10] net: stmmac: sunxi platfrom extensions for GMAC in Allwinner A20 SoC's
El 07/12/13 09:50, Tomasz Figa escribió:
> On Saturday 07 of December 2013 12:46:16 Maxime Ripard wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 07, 2013 at 12:12:26PM +0100, Tomasz Figa wrote:
>>> On Saturday 07 of December 2013 11:27:10 Maxime Ripard wrote:
>>>> Chen-Yu, Mike,
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Dec 07, 2013 at 01:29:37AM +0800, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
>>>>> The Allwinner A20 has an ethernet controller that seems to be
>>>>> an early version of Synopsys DesignWare MAC 10/100/1000 Universal,
>>>>> which is supported by the stmmac driver.
>>>>>
>>>>> Allwinner's GMAC requires setting additional registers in the SoC's
>>>>> clock control unit.
>>>>>
>>>>> The exact version of the DWMAC IP that Allwinner uses is unknown,
>>>>> thus the exact feature set is unknown.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Chen-Yu Tsai <wens@csie.org>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> .../bindings/net/allwinner,sun7i-gmac.txt | 22 +++++++
>>>>> drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Kconfig | 12 ++++
>>>>> drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Makefile | 1 +
>>>>> drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/dwmac-sunxi.c | 76 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>> drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac.h | 3 +
>>>>> .../net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c | 3 +
>>>>> 6 files changed, 117 insertions(+)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/allwinner,sun7i-gmac.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/allwinner,sun7i-gmac.txt
>>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>>> index 0000000..271554a
>>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/allwinner,sun7i-gmac.txt
>>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,22 @@
>>>>> +* Allwinner GMAC ethernet controller
>>>>> +
>>>>> +This device is a platform glue layer for stmmac.
>>>>> +Please see stmmac.txt for the other unchanged properties.
>>>>> +
>>>>> +Required properties:
>>>>> + - compatible: Should be "allwinner,sun7i-gmac"
>>>>
>>>> Please use sun7i-a20-gmac here.
>>>>
>>>>> + - reg: Address and length of register set for the device and corresponding
>>>>> + clock control
>>>>>
>>>>> +Examples:
>>>>> +
>>>>> + gmac: ethernet@01c50000 {
>>>>> + compatible = "allwinner,sun7i-gmac";
>>>>> + reg = <0x01c50000 0x10000>,
>>>>> + <0x01c20164 0x4>;
>>>>
>>>> This is actually a clock, and should probably be registered in the
>>>> common clock framework.
>>>>
>>>> Mike: This small register actually is a regular muxer/divider, except
>>>> that it has some bits that are of interest to the ethernet controller
>>>> (for example to set wether it's using GMII or RGMII to communicate
>>>> with the phy), that, as far as I'm aware of, aren't really fitting
>>>> into the CCF.
>>>>
>>>> Do you have some recommendation on how to proceed?
>>>>
>>>> Maybe make a thin "real" clock driver in this hardware glue, that
>>>> provides !exported function to set this *GMII thing.
>>>
>>> Is this register part of a bigger IP block that manages clocks for other
>>> IP blocks than stmmac as well? If not, I don't see a point of exporting
>>> a clock from inside of the GMAC "domain" just to feed it back into it
>>> as the only user.
>>
>> This register is actually part of the SoC clock controller. So it sits
>> right beside the other clocks registers controlling the clocks of the
>> other devices, and is not part of the GMAC IP itself.
>
> Is there any description for GMAC_IF_TYPE_RGMII and GMAC_TX_CLK fields?
>
> Name of the latter sounds like a normal clock mux, but the former is
> just a mystery (especially why it is a part of the clock controller).

You can find the register documented on page 89, table 1.5.4.65 of

http://dl.linux-sunxi.org/A20/A20%20User%20Manual%202013-03-22.pdf
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