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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:43:58 +0800
From:   Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@...aro.org>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Cc:     Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>, Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Orson Zhai <orsonzhai@...il.com>,
        Lyra Zhang <zhang.lyra@...il.com>, lanqing.liu@...soc.com,
        linux-spi <linux-spi@...r.kernel.org>,
        DTML <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] dt-bindings: spi: Add the DMA properties for the SPI
 dma mode

Hi Geert,
On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 at 16:11, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Baolin,
>
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 3:23 AM Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@...aro.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 at 21:53, Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 7:47 AM Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@...aro.org> wrote:
> > > > From: Lanqing Liu <lanqing.liu@...eadtrum.com>
> > >
> > > The email address should be updated with unisoc.com.
> >
> > Sure.
> >
> > >
> > > > Add the DMA properties for the SPI dma mode.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Lanqing Liu <lanqing.liu@...eadtrum.com>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@...aro.org>
> > > > ---
> > > >  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi-sprd.txt |    9 +++++++++
> > > >  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi-sprd.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi-sprd.txt
> > > > index bad211a..01ef53f 100644
> > > > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi-sprd.txt
> > > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi-sprd.txt
> > > > @@ -14,6 +14,12 @@ Required properties:
> > > >         address on the SPI bus. Should be set to 1.
> > > >  - #size-cells: Should be set to 0.
> > > >
> > > > +Optional properties:
> > > > +dma-names: Should contain names of the SPI used DMA channel.
> > > > +dmas: Should contain DMA channels which the SPI used sorted in the
> > > > +       same order as the dma-names property.
> > > > +sprd,dma-slave-ids: Should contain the DMA number that the SPI hardware required.
> > > > +
> > > >  Example:
> > > >  spi0: spi@...00000{
> > > >         compatible = "sprd,sc9860-spi";
> > > > @@ -21,6 +27,9 @@ spi0: spi@...00000{
> > > >         interrupts = <GIC_SPI 7 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_HIGH>;
> > > >         clock-names = "spi", "source","enable";
> > > >         clocks = <&clk_spi0>, <&ext_26m>, <&clk_ap_apb_gates 5>;
> > > > +       dma-names = "rx_chn", "tx_chn";
> > > > +       dmas = <&apdma 11>, <&apdma 12>;
> > > > +       sprd,dma-slave-ids = <11 12>;
> > >
> > > When would this be different values from what's in 'dmas'?
> >
> > Slave id is not always same with the DMA channel number in 'dmas', and
> > it is just coincident for SPI driver. Moreover for different SoC , the
> > slave ids for DMA engine consumers are not same. So we need one
> > property to specify the slave id for the consumers to trigger DMA
> > transfer.
>
> Perhaps the DMA controller should use #dma-cells = <2>, so you can specify
> the second value in the dmas property?

Yes, that's a good point. I will try to change our DMA driver. Thanks.

-- 
Baolin Wang
Best Regards

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