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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 0/4] drm: add support for Cadence MHDP DPI/DP bridge.
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Damian, ping.

On 31/01/2019 14:08, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 30/01/2019 13:03, Damian Kos wrote:
>> Hello!
>>
>> This is the series of patches that will add support for the Cadence's DPI/DP
>> bridge. Please note that this is a preliminary version of the driver and there
>> will be more patches in the future with updates, fixes and improvements.
>> Please keep that in mind when looking at FIXME/TODO/XXX comments.
>>
>> Initially, MHDP driver was developed as a DRM bridge driver and was planed to
>> be placed in drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/mhdp.c. However, there was already
>> a driver for Cadence's DP controller developed by RockChip, but that driver
>> uses the different DRM framework and looks like a part of a bigger system.
>> Both controllers (including firmware) are quite different internally
>> (MST/FEC/DSC support, link training done by driver, additional commands, IRQ's
>> etc.) but they have similar register map, except for Framer/Streamer (which is
>> noticeably different), so they appear similar.
>>
>> The following patches contain:
>> - Moving common code to drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/cdns-mhdp-common.* and
>> modifying it a bit (mostly new prefixes for functions and data types) so it
>> can be used by two, higher level, drivers.
>> - Modifying existing RockChip's DP driver to use the common code after changes
>> made to it (use the new cdns_mhdp_device structure and new function names).
>> - Modifying DRM helpers a bit. Some are required for new driver, some are
>> updates from DP 1.2 to 1.3 or 1.4.
>> - Adding documentation for device tree bindings.
>> - Adding preliminary Cadence DPI/DP bridge driver.
>>
>> Some of the things that will be added later on include (but are not limited
>> to):
>> - DSC support
>> - FEC support
>> - HDCP support
>
> A few random comments/questions after a quick look at the patches.
>
> The names of the source files and the kernel Kconfig are only about
> "Cadence DP". But the DT bindings is for cdns,mhdp8546, and the
> resulting module file is mhdp8546.ko. I think more consistency here
> would be good.
>
> I presume the part number (or family? are there other similar parts with
> similar part numbers?) is relevant, so it should be in the Kconfig
> option and help text, and probably in the file names too. The module
> name should have "cdns" prefix there, similar to the source files and
> the cdns-dsi.ko.
>
> Or maybe the same driver will handle all Cadence DP parts, in which case
> generic filenames are fine, but then the resulting kernel module should
> also be just "cdns-mhdp.ko".
>
> I see some audio functions in the code, but it's not mentioned in the DT
> bindings. I'm not an audio guy, but the display bridges with audio
> support I have seen have had DT bindings for the audio source too. Is
> audio supported in the current driver?
>
> Tomi
>

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