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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 1/3] dt-bindings: hwmon: Add tachometer interrupt to pwm-fan
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Hi Guenter,

Am 30.01.19 um 21:35 schrieb Guenter Roeck:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 09:23:31PM +0100, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>> Hi Guenter,
>>
>>> Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> hat am 30. Januar 2019 um 18:28 geschrieben:
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 04:07:05PM +0100, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>>>> This adds the tachometer interrupt to the pwm-fan binding, which is
>>>> necessary for RPM support.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren@i2se.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/pwm-fan.txt | 3 +++
>>>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/pwm-fan.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/pwm-fan.txt
>>>> index 49ca5d8..7f69b0b 100644
>>>> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/pwm-fan.txt
>>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/pwm-fan.txt
>>>> @@ -8,6 +8,9 @@ Required properties:
>>>>
>>>> Optional properties:
>>>> - fan-supply : phandle to the regulator that provides power to the fan
>>>> +- interrupts : contains a single interrupt specifier which describes the
>>>> + tachometer pin output of a 2 pulse-per-revolution fan.
>>>> + See interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt for the format.
>>> So a hypothetical {1,4} pulse-per-revolution fan would explicitly not be
>>> supported ? Why ?
>> i could add an additional property to specify the pulse per revolution and use the 2 as default (according to the Intel spec for 4 pin pwm fan) which should fit in most cases.
>>
> That would be a possibility and make sense, but that is not
> the point here. The "interrupts" property does not and should
> not care how many pulses per revolution the fan provides.

sorry, i'm not sure what's the problem about. Do you want me to use a
GPIO instead of interrupt?

Or is it the wording here?

Suggestion:

contains a single interrupt specifier which is describes the tachometer
output of the fan as an input

Stefan

>
> Guenter

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