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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] ARM: dts: r8a7791: Move enable-method to CPU nodes
On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10:50 AM Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10:37 AM, Simon Horman <horms@verge.net.au> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 03:29:25PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> >> According to Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/cpus.txt, the
> >> "enable-method" property should be a property of the individual CPU
> >> nodes, not of the parent "cpus" node. However, on R-Car M2-W (and on
> >> several other arm32 SoCs), the property is tied to the "cpus" node
> >> instead.
> >>
> >> Secondary CPU bringup and CPU hot (un)plug work regardless, as
> >> arm_dt_init_cpu_maps() falls back to looking in the "cpus" node.
> >>
> >> The cpuidle code does not have such a fallback, so it does not detect
> >> the enable-method. Note that cpuidle does not support the
> >> "renesas,apmu" enable-method yet, so for now this does not make any
> >> difference.
> >
> > Is the implication that if we keep the current binding for cpu nodes
> > then at some point we will need to update the cpuidle binding?
>
> If we keep the current binding for cpu nodes, we indeed have to update
> (common) Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/cpus.txt.
>
> In addition, if we want to add renesas,apmu-based cpuidle support later,
> we will have to update the common cpuidle code to look in /cpus, too.

Any comments from the DT/ARM people?
Thanks!

> >> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> >> ---
> >> Arm64 and powerpc do not have such a fallback, but SH has, like arm32.
> >>
> >> This is marked RFC, as the alternative is to update the DT bindings to
> >> keep the status quo.
> >> ---
> >> arch/arm/boot/dts/r8a7791.dtsi | 3 ++-
> >> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/r8a7791.dtsi b/arch/arm/boot/dts/r8a7791.dtsi
> >> index d568bd22d6cbd855..b214cb8f52e47109 100644
> >> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/r8a7791.dtsi
> >> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/r8a7791.dtsi
> >> @@ -71,7 +71,6 @@
> >> cpus {
> >> #address-cells = <1>;
> >> #size-cells = <0>;
> >> - enable-method = "renesas,apmu";
> >>
> >> cpu0: cpu@0 {
> >> device_type = "cpu";
> >> @@ -83,6 +82,7 @@
> >> clock-latency = <300000>; /* 300 us */
> >> power-domains = <&sysc R8A7791_PD_CA15_CPU0>;
> >> next-level-cache = <&L2_CA15>;
> >> + enable-method = "renesas,apmu";
> >>
> >> /* kHz - uV - OPPs unknown yet */
> >> operating-points = <1500000 1000000>,
> >> @@ -101,6 +101,7 @@
> >> clocks = <&cpg CPG_CORE R8A7791_CLK_Z>;
> >> power-domains = <&sysc R8A7791_PD_CA15_CPU1>;
> >> next-level-cache = <&L2_CA15>;
> >> + enable-method = "renesas,apmu";
> >> };
> >>
> >> L2_CA15: cache-controller-0 {

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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