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Date:   Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:17:49 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:     Nicolas Saenz Julienne <nsaenzjulienne@...e.de>,
        gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, robh@...nel.org, wahrenst@....net,
        p.zabel@...gutronix.de, andy.shevchenko@...il.com
Cc:     linux-usb@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-rpi-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com, tim.gover@...pberrypi.org,
        linux-pci@...r.kernel.org, helgaas@...nel.org,
        mathias.nyman@...ux.intel.com, lorenzo.pieralisi@....com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/9] Raspberry Pi 4 USB firmware initialization rework



On 8/13/2020 3:01 AM, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> 
> On Mon, 2020-06-29 at 18:18 +0200, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
>> On the Raspberry Pi 4, after a PCI reset, VL805's firmware may either be
>> loaded directly from an EEPROM or, if not present, by the SoC's
>> co-processor, VideoCore. This series reworks how we handle this.
>>
>> The previous solution makes use of PCI quirks and exporting platform
>> specific functions. Albeit functional it feels pretty shoehorned. This
>> proposes an alternative way of handling the triggering of the xHCI chip
>> initialization trough means of a reset controller.
>>
>> The benefits are pretty evident: less platform churn in core xHCI code,
>> and no explicit device dependency management in pcie-brcmstb.
>>
>> Note that patch #1 depends on another series[1], that was just applied
>> into the clk maintainer's tree.
>>
>> The series is based on v5.8-rc3
>>
>> v3: https://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg813612.html
>> v2: https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/6/9/875
>> v1: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-usb/20200608192701.18355-1-nsaenzjulienne@suse.de/T/#t
>>
>> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-clk/159304773261.62212.983376627029743900@swboyd.mtv.corp.google.com/T/#t
>>
>> ---
> 
> We were waiting on a dependency to be merged upstream to get this. They are now
> in, so could we move things forward?
> 
> I can take the device tree patches, I guess philipp can take the reset
> controller code. But I'm not so sure who should be taking the PCI/USB
> counterparts.

Should we route everything through the USB tree since that is where the 
changes that do require synchronization with other subsystems and DTS is 
needed the most?
-- 
Florian

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