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Date:	Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:45:21 +0300
From:	Tomi Valkeinen <tomi.valkeinen@...com>
To:	"Li.Xiubo@...escale.com" <Li.Xiubo@...escale.com>
CC:	"robh+dt@...nel.org" <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] fbdev: fsl-sii902x: HDMI support for Freescale SoCs

On 15/09/14 05:17, Li.Xiubo@...escale.com wrote:
> Hi Tomi,
> 
> Thanks very much for your comments.
> 
> 
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] fbdev: fsl-sii902x: HDMI support for Freescale SoCs
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 05/09/14 07:48, Xiubo Li wrote:
>>> Some Freescale SoCs, there has an DVI/HDMI controller and a PHY,
>>> attached to one of their display controller unit's LCDC interfaces.
>>> This patch adds a preliminary static support for such controllers.
>>>
>>> This will support for many modes and a dynamic switching between
>>> them.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Xiubo Li <Li.Xiubo@...escale.com>
>>> ---
>>>  .../devicetree/bindings/video/fsl-sii902x.txt      |  17 +
>>>  drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig                        |   7 +
>>>  drivers/video/fbdev/Makefile                       |   1 +
>>>  drivers/video/fbdev/fsl-sii902x.c                  | 526
>> +++++++++++++++++++++
>>>  4 files changed, 551 insertions(+)
>>>  create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/fsl-sii902x.txt
>>>  create mode 100644 drivers/video/fbdev/fsl-sii902x.c
>>
>> I don't know how you picked the names of the people you sent this patch
>> to, but looks to me that most of them are probably not interested in
>> this patch.
>>
> 
> I just using the get_maintainer.pl script.

Yes, and that's good, but you have to use your judgment also.
get_maintainer.pl gives you names of people who have at some point
touched the files or directories you are changing. Usually only the
first names returned by get_maintainer.pl are relevant.

>> Anyway, a few quick comments on the patch:
>>
>> - You should probably use regmap instead of direct i2c calls.
>> Interestingly, you define regmap variable, but you never use it.
> 
> Yes, this it's my another version in my local machine using regmap which
> need much more test.
> 
>> - Use defines for register offsets, instead of magic numbers.
> 
> This will be fixed together with regmap using.

Well, it's better to send the patch only when you have tested and
cleaned up your driver.

>> - You should not use static variables. They prevent having multiple
>> instances of the device.
>>
> 
> Okay.
> 
>> So the SiI902x chip is on the SoC, not on the board? And it's a plain
>> standard SiI902x in other aspects?
>>
> 
> No, it's on board.
> 
> And it will be used for i.MX and LS1+ platforms.

Ok. In that case, I would suggest you to move to the DRM framework. The
fbdev framework is not suited to adding external encoders. The end
result with fbdev will be a SoC/board specific hack driver.

That said, we already have such drivers for fbdev, so I'm not 100%
against adding a new one. But I'm very very seriously recommending
moving to DRM.

And if this driver is added to fbdev, I think the device tree bindings
should use the video ports/endpoints to describe the connections.

 Tomi



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