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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/9] ARM: dts: exynos: move exynos-bus nodes out of soc in Exynos5420
On 28.01.2023 11:43, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> On 26/01/2023 11:59, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
>> On 26/01/2023 10:47, Marek Szyprowski wrote:
>>> Hi Krzysztof,
>>> On 25.01.2023 10:45, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
>>>> The soc node is supposed to have only device nodes with MMIO addresses,
>>>> as reported by dtc W=1:
>>>> arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5420.dtsi:1070.24-1075.5:
>>>> Warning (simple_bus_reg): /soc/bus-wcore: missing or empty reg/ranges property
>>>> and dtbs_check:
>>>> exynos5420-arndale-octa.dtb: soc: bus-wcore:
>>>> {'compatible': ['samsung,exynos-bus'], 'clocks': [[2, 769]], 'clock-names': ['bus'], 'status': ['disabled']} should not be valid under {'type': 'object'}
>>>> Move the bus nodes and their OPP tables out of SoC to fix this.
>>>> Re-order them alphabetically while moving and put some of the OPP tables
>>>> in device nodes (if they are not shared).
>>>> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <>
>>> Frankly speaking I'm not very keen on moving those bus nodes out of
>>> /soc. Technically speaking this is definitely a part of soc and doesn't
>>> make much sense outside of it. IMHO they describe SoC hardware details
>>> and they might be moved somehow under clock controller device(s),
>>> although this would require some changes in the bindings and drivers.
>> That's the only way to fix it without change of drivers any ABI
>> compatibility issue. The same we do for Qualcomm interconnects, e.g.
>> arch/arm64/boot/dts/qcom/sm8450.dtsi where some interconnects have some
>> do not have MMIO space.
>> I want to achieve finally clean dtbs_check run for all Exynos sources.
>> The in-tree bindings already pass, so now I am fixing the ones coming
>> from dtschema (simple-bus.yaml in particular).
>> If you have any other idea how to seamlessly clean it up, I am happy to
>> hear. But I guess the main problem is that no one is being paid for
>> doing anything for Samsung Exynos, so for free not many put much effort
>> into working on it.
> Marek, I value your feedback a lot and I appreciate your help here. Just
> to be clear that I am not ignoring it, little disclaimer:
> Unless there is a clear NAK from you or someone else, with an idea to
> fix or with a commitment to change driver/bindings, I am planning to
> grab these changes.
> I really want to get the dtbs_check done. With these and my other fixes,
> the arm64 exynos DTS pass fully all dtschema and in-kernel dtbs_check.

Go ahead. I won't block it.

Best regards

Marek Szyprowski, PhD
Samsung R&D Institute Poland

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