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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:17:56 +0200
From:	Benoit Masson <>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc:	Andrew Lunn <>, Benoit Masson <>,
	Rob Herring <>,
	Pawel Moll <>,
	Ian Campbell <>,
	Kumar Gala <>,
	Russell King <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] ARM: mvebu: Added dts defintion for Lenovo Iomega ix4-300d NAS

Le 28 juil. 2014 à 13:02, Arnd Bergmann <> a écrit :

> On Monday 28 July 2014 12:50:47 Benoit Masson wrote:
>>> It should still list both "marvell,mv78230-i2c" and "marvell,mv64xxx-i2c",
>>> as the generic name may not be enough to describe the register layout
>>> correctly.
>> I tend to disagree since the dts include the armada-xp.dtsi, which already declare
>> "i2c0: i2c@...00 {
>>                                compatible = "marvell,mv78230-i2c", "marvell,mv64xxx-i2c";
>>                                reg = <0x11000 0x100>;
>>                        };
>> "
>> I tested the dts on the device and it does inherits the i2c declaration, did I miss something here ?
> Inheriting from armada-xp.dtsi is fine, but if you manually set
> "marvell,mv64xxx-i2c", that will override the old setting
> and drop the "marvell,mv78230-i2c" part, which is bad because
> it may break things later if it turns out that the mv78230
> variant is not completely compatible with the old
> mv64xxx variant.

Ok then does this mean I can simply remove the "compatible" line to only inherits from armada-xp-dtsi ?

"i2c@...00 {
                                clock-frequency = <400000>;
                                status = "okay";

Would this be enough ?

> 	Arnd

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