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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/2] misc: xlnx_vcu: Add Xilinx ZYNQMP VCU logicoreIP init driver
On 18.12.2017 15:05, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 2:13 PM, Michal Simek <> wrote:
>> On 15.12.2017 14:26, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> In Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 8:24 AM, Dhaval Shah <> wrote:
>>>> Xilinx ZYNQMP logicoreIP Init driver is based on the new
>>>> LogiCoreIP design created. This driver provides the processing system
>>>> and programmable logic isolation. Set the frequency based on the clock
>>>> information get from the logicoreIP register set.
>>>> It is put in drivers/misc as there is no subsystem for this logicoreIP.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Dhaval Shah <>
>>> After giving this some more thought, I'd suggest you move the driver to
>>> drivers/soc/xilinx or drivers/soc/zynq instead of drivers/misc/, and have
>>> it merged by Michal Simek as a driver patch that will go through arm-soc.
>> I have not a problem of creating drivers/soc/xilinx/ location for this
>> driver. It is not zynq (arm32) but zynqmp(arm64) device where this
>> driver can be used. As far as I understand it is memory mapped soft IP
>> which could be also accessed by soft core CPU.
> Ok. I wouldn't be worried about having a zynq directory for stuff that
> is common between zynq and zynqmp, but the soft code CPU case
> wouldn't make that ideal.
>> It means drivers/soc/xilinx could be shared by all xilinx platforms anyway.
>> We have been discussing that openrisc cases and for sure if someone
>> wants to enable this driver there using misc location would be one
>> option but I also think that using drivers/soc/xilinx location is not a
>> bad option because it is very unlikely that anybody tries it.
>> Arnd: misc or drivers/soc/xilinx?
> drivers/soc/xilinx please, thanks for the clarification.

ok. I have sent patch which prepare structures in drivers/soc/xilinx.

Dhaval: Please rebase your patch based on this and put driver to this


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