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SubjectRe: [PATCH V3] dt-bindings: nvmem: add U-Boot environment variables binding
On Mon, Feb 28, 2022 at 02:12:50PM +0100, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> From: Rafał Miłecki <rafal@milecki.pl>
>
> U-Boot uses environment variables for storing device setup data. It
> usually needs to be accessed by a bootloader, kernel and often
> user-space.
>
> This binding allows describing environment data located in a raw flash
> partition. It's treated as NVMEM device and can be reused later for
> other storage devices.
>
> Using DT should be cleaner than hardcoding & duplicating such info in
> multiple places. Bootloader & kernel can share DTS and user-space can
> try reading it too or just have correct data exposed by a kernel.
>
> A custom "compatible" string allows system to automatically load
> relevant NVMEM driver but phandle can be also used for reading raw
> location.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rafał Miłecki <rafal@milecki.pl>
> ---
> V2: Update descriptions to don't make this binding MTD (flash partition)
> specific. Mention multiple possible storage ways.
> V3: Drop
> allOf:
> - $ref: nvmem.yaml#
> as we don't use anything rom the nvmem.yaml. Thanks Rob.
> ---
> .../devicetree/bindings/nvmem/u-boot,env.yaml | 62 +++++++++++++++++++
> MAINTAINERS | 5 ++
> 2 files changed, 67 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/u-boot,env.yaml

A u-boot maintainer should ack this.

Rob

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