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Date:   Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:02:01 +0100
From:   Christian Lamparter <>
To:     Andrew Cooks <>
Cc:     Linus Walleij <>,,,
        Nehal Shah <>,
        Shyam Sundar S K <>,
        Ken Xue <>,
        Tobias Diedrich <>,
        Sudheesh Mavila <>,
        platypus-sw <>,
Subject: Re: pinctrl-amd: What hardware does it apply to?

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 8:25:03 AM CET Andrew Cooks wrote:
> I'm working on gpio for an AMD Family 16h Model 30h system[1]. 
> The SoC is the same as the GX412-TC used in the PC Engines APU2. 
> There is an out-of-tree gpio driver (gpio-amd) for this SoC in the
> meta-amd yocto layer[2]. Another driver (gpio-sb8xx) was submitted
> for upstream inclusion, but was knocked back with the suggestion
> that pinctrl is the way forward[3].
> I would much prefer to use a mainline driver for the system I'm 
> working on, so I'm looking at the pinctrl-amd driver to see
> whether it applies to our SoC, or whether it could be extended,
> or used as starting point for a new driver.
> The out-of-tree drivers apply to the GX412-TC SoC and uses PCI
> for probing:

Just a FYI: due to these difficulties with getting a gpio driver
upstream, Alan Mizrahi upstreamed an in-kernel led-apu.c driver [0]
that sort of bypasses the whole pinctrl vs gpio issue.

|#define APU1_FCH_ACPI_MMIO_BASE 0xFED80000
|#define APU1_LEDON              0x08
|#define APU1_LEDOFF             0xC8
|#define APU1_NUM_GPIO           3
|#define APU1_IOSIZE             sizeof(u8)
|#define APU2_FCH_ACPI_MMIO_BASE 0xFED80000
|#define APU2_FCH_GPIO_BASE      (APU2_FCH_ACPI_MMIO_BASE + 0x1500)
|#define APU2_GPIO_BIT_WRITE     22
|#define APU2_APU2_NUM_GPIO      4
|#define APU2_IOSIZE             sizeof(u32)

If you are just after LEDs or gpio-keys you probably can go the same


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