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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/6] Documentation: ARM: sunxi: pwm: add Allwinner sun8i.
Hi!

(Please keep all the recipiens in Cc)

On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 12:13:21AM +0800, Hao Zhang wrote:
> Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@bootlin.com> 于2018年11月27日周二 下午6:33写道:
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 09:35:23AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 08:52:26AM +0100, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 12:18:59AM +0800, Hao Zhang wrote:
> > > > > + - clocks: From common clock binding, handle to the parent clock.
> > > > > + - clock-names: Must contain the clock names described just above.
> > > >
> > > > [...]
> > > >
> > > > You seem to have used mux-0 and mux-1 for the clock names. I guess we
> > > > don't have to use a name there, we can simply use the position to find
> > > > out (as long as it's documented in the binding)
> > >
> > > I also wondered if the driver relies on the fact that the second clock
> > > is the faster running one. Is this sensible?
> >
> > Not really, I'm not sure we can make those expectations in the DT
> > binding, especially since clock rate can change at runtime.
>
> How about just add one clock on DT, most of the time, 24MHZ is enough
> (apb1 is 100MHZ)
> other one just use as a optional.
> clock rate change at runtime would make the same pair pwm channel
> uncontrollable,
> because previous one would be change by the new one different setting.

The DT is a hardware representation. If the hardware block can use
both clocks, it should be described.

Now, you can totally use only one clock of these 2 in your driver if that's
easier / more reasonable.

Maxime

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Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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