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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/4] ARM: dts: armada-38x: Fix compatible string for gpios
On Sat, Jul 16, 2022 at 04:50:19PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Saturday 16 July 2022 16:40:28 Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 08:33:27PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > > Armada 38x supports per CPU interrupts for gpios, like Armada XP. Pre-XP
> > > variants like Armada 370 do not support per CPU interrupts for gpios.
> > >
> > > So change compatible string for Armada 38x from "marvell,armada-370-gpio"
> > > which indicates pre-XP variant to "marvell,armadaxp-gpio" which indicates
> > > XP variant or new.
> > >
> > > Driver gpio-mvebu.c which handles both pre-XP and XP variants already
> > > provides support for per CPU interrupts on XP and newer variants.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali@kernel.org>
> > > Fixes: 7cb2acb3fbae ("ARM: dts: mvebu: Add PWM properties for armada-38x")
> > > ---
> > > arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-38x.dtsi | 4 ++--
> > > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-38x.dtsi b/arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-38x.dtsi
> > > index df3c8d1d8f64..9343de6947b3 100644
> > > --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-38x.dtsi
> > > +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-38x.dtsi
> > > @@ -292,7 +292,7 @@
> > > };
> > >
> > > gpio0: gpio@18100 {
> > > - compatible = "marvell,armada-370-gpio",
> > > + compatible = "marvell,armadaxp-gpio",
> > > "marvell,orion-gpio";
> >
> > If you can treat the XP variant as 370 and everything that is supposed
> > to work on 370 works then, then maybe the right incarnation is:
> >
> > compatible = "marvell,armadaxp-gpio", "marvell,armada-370-gpio", "marvell,orion-gpio";
> >
> > ?
>
> For pre-XP variants is "marvell,orion-gpio" enough and for XP + post-XP
> is needed "marvell,armadaxp-gpio" (with possible "marvell,orion-gpio"
> for backward compatibility).
>
> So I do not see reason why to add "marvell,armada-370-gpio" nor what
> value it brings.

If you boot an older kernel (i.e. one that doesn't support
marvell,armadaxp-gpio, but does support marvell,armada-370-gpio), it
will work better as there are relevant differences between
marvell,orion-gpio and marvell,armada-370-gpio. For example some
registers seem to have a different offset ...

Best regards
Uwe

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