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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] arm64: dts: imx8mq: Add sai3 and sai6 nodes
On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 4:12 PM Angus Ainslie <angus@akkea.ca> wrote:
>
> Hi Daniel,
>
> On 2019-07-03 07:10, Daniel Baluta wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 4:01 PM Angus Ainslie <angus@akkea.ca> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Andra,
> >>
> >> I tried this out on linux-next and I'm not able to record or play
> >> sound.
> >>
> >> I also added the sai2 entry to test out our devkit and get a PCM
> >> timeout
> >> with that.
> >
> > Hi Angus,
> >
> > There are still lots of SAI patches that need to be upstream. Me and
> > Andra
> > will be working on that over this summer.
> >
> >>
> >> On 2019-07-02 07:23, Andra Danciu wrote:
> >> > SAI3 and SAI6 nodes are used to connect to an external codec.
> >> > They have 1 Tx and 1 Rx dataline.
> >> >
> >> > Cc: Daniel Baluta <daniel.baluta@nxp.com>
> >> > Signed-off-by: Andra Danciu <andradanciu1997@gmail.com>
> >> > ---
> >> > Changes since v2:
> >> > - removed multiple new lines
> >> >
> >> > Changes since v1:
> >> > - Added sai3 node because we need it to enable audio on pico-pi-8m
> >> > - Added commit description
> >> >
> >> > arch/arm64/boot/dts/freescale/imx8mq.dtsi | 29
> >> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> > 1 file changed, 29 insertions(+)
> >> >
> >> > diff --git a/arch/arm64/boot/dts/freescale/imx8mq.dtsi
> >> > b/arch/arm64/boot/dts/freescale/imx8mq.dtsi
> >> > index d09b808eff87..736cf81b695e 100644
> >> > --- a/arch/arm64/boot/dts/freescale/imx8mq.dtsi
> >> > +++ b/arch/arm64/boot/dts/freescale/imx8mq.dtsi
> >> > @@ -278,6 +278,20 @@
> >> > #size-cells = <1>;
> >> > ranges = <0x30000000 0x30000000 0x400000>;
> >> >
> >> > + sai6: sai@30030000 {
> >> > + compatible = "fsl,imx8mq-sai",
> >>
> >> I don't find this compatible string in sound/soc/fsl/fsl_sai.c. Aren't
> >> the registers at a different offset from "fsl,imx6sx-sai".
> >
> > Yes, you are right on this. We are trying to slowly push all our
> > internal-tree
> > patches to mainline. Obviously, with started with low hanging fruits,
> > DTS
> > nodes and small SAI fixes.
> >
> > Soon, we will start to send patches for SAI IP ipgrade for imx8.
> >
> >>
> >> How is this supposed to work ?
> >>
> >
> > For the moment it won't work unless we will upstream all our SAI
> > internal patches.
> > But we will get there hopefully this summer.
> >
>
> Shouldn't a working driver be upstream before enabling it in the
> devicetree ?

I see your point here and maybe your suggestion is the ideal
way to do things.

Anyhow, I don't see a problem with adding the node in dts
because CONFIG_FSL_SAI is not set in the default config.

We try to speedup the upstreaming process giving the fact
that SAI patches will go through audio maintainer's tree and
the DTS patches will most likely go through Shawn's tree.

thanks,
Daniel.

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