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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] dt-bindings: pwm: Add binding for RPi firmware PWM bus
On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 12:35:38PM +0200, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
> Hi Uwe, thanks for having a look at this.
>
> On Mon, 2020-10-12 at 09:01 +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 09, 2020 at 05:30:28PM +0200, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
> > > The PWM bus controlling the fan in RPi's official PoE hat can only be
> > > controlled by the board's co-processor.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Nicolas Saenz Julienne <nsaenzjulienne@suse.de>
> > > ---
> > > .../arm/bcm/raspberrypi,bcm2835-firmware.yaml | 21 +++++++++++++++++++
> > > .../pwm/raspberrypi,firmware-pwm.h | 13 ++++++++++++
> > > 2 files changed, 34 insertions(+)
> > > create mode 100644 include/dt-bindings/pwm/raspberrypi,firmware-pwm.h
> > >
> > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/bcm/raspberrypi,bcm2835-firmware.yaml b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/bcm/raspberrypi,bcm2835-firmware.yaml
> > > index a2c63c8b1d10..dcaf00e8602e 100644
> > > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/bcm/raspberrypi,bcm2835-firmware.yaml
> > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/bcm/raspberrypi,bcm2835-firmware.yaml
> > > @@ -64,6 +64,22 @@ properties:
> > > - compatible
> > > - "#reset-cells"
> > >
> > > + pwm:
> > > + type: object
> > > +
> > > + properties:
> > > + compatible:
> > > + const: raspberrypi,firmware-pwm
> > > +
> > > + "#pwm-cells":
> > > + const: 1
> > > + description: >
> > > + The argument is the PWM bus number.
> >
> > This is wrong. #pwm-cells specifies the number of "arguments" for
> > phandles pointing to this node. And I would prefer this being 2 to match
> > the stuff described in the generic pwm binding.
>
> I saw buses out there with the same limitation as this one (unable to change
> frequency) that used a single cell, so I whent with it. That said I'll be happy
> to change it and drop the custom *_xlate() function in benefit of the default
> one.

As the first cell after the phandle is for the period and only the
second if for flags, this is a poor argument. So yes, use #pwm-cells =
<2> and drop the custom xlate() function please.

Best regards
Uwe

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