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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 20:01:00 +0100 (CET)
From:   Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren@...e.com>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Cc:     Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@...nel.org>, Ray Jui <rjui@...adcom.com>,
        Eric Anholt <eric@...olt.net>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Steffen Trumtrar <s.trumtrar@...gutronix.de>,
        Harald Freudenberger <freude@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Russell King <rmk+kernel@...linux.org.uk>,
        "moderated list:BROADCOM BCM2835 ARM ARCHITECTURE" 
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        PrasannaKumar Muralidharan <prasannatsmkumar@...il.com>,
        Scott Branden <sbranden@...adcom.com>,
        "open list:HARDWARE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR CORE" 
        <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>, Martin Kaiser <martin@...ser.cx>,
        Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
        "maintainer:BROADCOM BCM281XX/BCM11XXX/BCM216XX ARM ARCHITE..." 
        <bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com>,
        Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        "moderated list:BROADCOM BCM2835 ARM ARCHITECTURE" 
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        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        "open list:OPEN FIRMWARE AND FLATTENED DEVICE TREE BINDINGS" 
        <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>, Sean Wang <sean.wang@...iatek.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/12] bcm63xx-rng conversion to bcm2835-rng

Hi Florian,

> Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com> hat am 2. November 2017 um 02:03 geschrieben:
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> As it usually happens when there is a fair amount of HW IP block re-use,
> competing implementations show up. In that case the BCM2835 HWRNG driver and
> the BCM63xx RNG driver have exactly the same register offsets and this is
> indeed the same piece of HW.
> 
> This patch series first prepares the bcm2835-rng to be more future proof and
> support newer platforms, and the last part brings in what is necessary to
> migrate the bcm63xx-rng over to bcm2835-rng. Finally we delete bcm63xx-rng
> completely.
> 
> The reason why BCM2835 RNG was kept over BCM63xx RNG is because the former
> deals correctly with a warm up count and the number of words available in the
> FIFO size.

are these the same patches as in this branch [1]?

https://github.com/ffainelli/linux/commits/rng-consolidation

Regards
Stefan

> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Florian Fainelli (12):
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Obtain base register via resource
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Define a driver private context
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Move enabling to hwrng::init
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Implementation cleanup callback
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Use device managed helpers
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Rework interrupt masking
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Manage an optional clock
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Abstract I/O accessors
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Add Broadcom MIPS I/O accessors
>   dt-bindings: rng: Incorporate brcm,bcm6368.txt binding
>   hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Enable BCM2835 RNG to work on BCM63xx platforms
>   hwrng: bcm63xx-rng: Remove since bcm2835-rng takes over
> 
>  .../devicetree/bindings/rng/brcm,bcm2835.txt       |  22 ++-
>  .../devicetree/bindings/rng/brcm,bcm6368.txt       |  17 ---
>  drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig                     |  20 +--
>  drivers/char/hw_random/Makefile                    |   1 -
>  drivers/char/hw_random/bcm2835-rng.c               | 166 ++++++++++++++-------
>  drivers/char/hw_random/bcm63xx-rng.c               | 154 -------------------
>  6 files changed, 139 insertions(+), 241 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rng/brcm,bcm6368.txt
>  delete mode 100644 drivers/char/hw_random/bcm63xx-rng.c
> 
> -- 
> 2.9.3
> 
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