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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/3] dt-bindings: dma: Add documentation for DMA domains
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On 08/09/2019 15.06, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On 06-09-19, 17:18, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:
>> On systems where multiple DMA controllers available, none Slave (for example
>
> On systems with multiple DMA controllers, non Slave...

Sure.

>> memcpy operation) users can not be described in DT as there is no device
>> involved from the DMA controller's point of view, DMA binding is not usable.
>> However in these systems still a peripheral might need to be serviced by or
>> it is better to serviced by specific DMA controller.
>> When a memcpy is used to/from a memory mapped region for example a DMA in the
>> same domain can perform better.
>> For generic software modules doing mem 2 mem operations it also matter that
>> they will get a channel from a controller which is faster in DDR to DDR mode
>> rather then from the first controller happen to be loaded.
>>
>> This property is inherited, so it may be specified in a device node or in any
>> of its parent nodes.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Ujfalusi <peter.ujfalusi@ti.com>
>> ---
>> .../devicetree/bindings/dma/dma-domain.yaml | 59 +++++++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 59 insertions(+)
>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/dma-domain.yaml
>>
>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/dma-domain.yaml b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/dma-domain.yaml
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 000000000000..c2f182f30081
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/dma-domain.yaml
>> @@ -0,0 +1,59 @@
>> +# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>> +%YAML 1.2
>> +---
>> +$id: http://devicetree.org/schemas/dma/dma-controller.yaml#
>> +$schema: http://devicetree.org/meta-schemas/core.yaml#
>> +
>> +title: DMA Domain Controller Definition
>> +
>> +maintainers:
>> + - Vinod Koul <vkoul@kernel.org>
>> +
>> +allOf:
>> + - $ref: "dma-controller.yaml#"
>> +
>> +description:
>> + On systems where multiple DMA controllers available, none Slave (for example
>> + memcpy operation) users can not be described in DT as there is no device
>> + involved from the DMA controller's point of view, DMA binding is not usable.
>> + However in these systems still a peripheral might need to be serviced by or
>> + it is better to serviced by specific DMA controller.
>> + When a memcpy is used to/from a memory mapped region for example a DMA in the
>> + same domain can perform better.
>> + For generic software modules doing mem 2 mem operations it also matter that
>> + they will get a channel from a controller which is faster in DDR to DDR mode
>> + rather then from the first controller happen to be loaded.
>> +
>> + This property is inherited, so it may be specified in a device node or in any
>> + of its parent nodes.
>> +
>> +properties:
>> + $dma-domain-controller:
>> + $ref: /schemas/types.yaml#definitions/phandle
>> + description:
>> + phande to the DMA controller node which should be used for the device or
>> + domain.
>> +
>> +examples:
>> + - |
>> + / {
>> + model = "Texas Instruments K3 AM654 SoC";
>> + compatible = "ti,am654";
>> + interrupt-parent = <&gic500>;
>> + /* For modules without device, DDR to DDR is faster on main UDMAP */
>> + dma-domain-controller = <&main_udmap>;
>> + #address-cells = <2>;
>> + #size-cells = <2>;
>> + ...
>> + };
>> +
>> + &cbass_main {
>> + /* For modules within MAIN domain, use main UDMAP */
>> + dma-domain-controller = <&main_udmap>;
>> + };
>> +
>> + &cbass_mcu {
>> + /* For modules within MCU domain, use mcu UDMAP */
>> + dma-domain-controller = <&mcu_udmap>;
>
> perhaps add the example of main_udmap and mcu_udmap as well

I can populate the tree with the main/mcu_udmap and on MCU I can also
add the OSPI node.
The idea is to specify the dma controller to be used for non slave
channels on every device on MAIN/MCU domain.
UDMAPs do not need this property specified, it is needed for clients.

>
>> + };
>> +...
>> --
>> Peter
>>
>> Texas Instruments Finland Oy, Porkkalankatu 22, 00180 Helsinki.
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>

- Péter

Texas Instruments Finland Oy, Porkkalankatu 22, 00180 Helsinki.
Y-tunnus/Business ID: 0615521-4. Kotipaikka/Domicile: Helsinki

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