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Date:   Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:42:36 +0200
From:   Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net>
To:     Andreas Kemnade <andreas@...nade.info>
Cc:     Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@...il.com>,
        Uwe Kleine-König 
        <u.kleine-koenig@...gutronix.de>,
        Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@...ertech.it>,
        Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@...tlin.com>,
        Shawn Guo <shawnguo@...nel.org>,
        Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@...gutronix.de>,
        Pengutronix Kernel Team <kernel@...gutronix.de>,
        Fabio Estevam <festevam@...il.com>,
        NXP Linux Team <linux-imx@....com>,
        Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>,
        Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
        Heiko Stuebner <heiko.stuebner@...obroma-systems.com>,
        Stephan Gerhold <stephan@...hold.net>,
        Lubomir Rintel <lkundrak@...sk>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>, allen <allen.chen@....com.tw>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@...nel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        devicetree@...r.kernel.org, linux-pwm@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-rtc@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Heiko Stuebner <heiko@...ech.de>,
        Josua Mayer <josua.mayer@....eu>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 05/10] dt-bindings: pwm: Add bindings for PWM
 function in Netronix EC

On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 08:41:23PM +0200, Andreas Kemnade wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:42:16 +0200
> Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net> wrote:
> 
> > The Netronix embedded controller as found in Kobo Aura and Tolino Shine
> > supports one PWM channel, which is used to control the frontlight
> > brightness on these devices.
> > 
> > Known problems:
> > - `make dt_binding_check` shows the following warnings:
> >   Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/netronix,ntxec.example.dts:49.17-42:
> >   Warning (pwms_property): /example-0/backlight:pwms: cell 2 is not a
> >   phandle reference
> >   Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/netronix,ntxec.example.dts:49.17-42:
> >   Warning (pwms_property): /example-0/backlight:pwms: Could not get
> >   phandle node for (cell 2)
> > 
> In the tolino sources in ./drivers/misc/ntx-misc.c I find this line
> 
>         if(4==gptHWCFG->m_val.bFL_PWM) {
> 
> No idea what it does but I would expect to have a kind of translation to
> a dt property?

As far as I understand it, FL_PWM=4 means that there is a second PWM
channel, in order to provide different backlight colors.

I think it should be possible to simply extend the binding to list
another available PWM channel, once we add support for such hardware.

> > +                    ec_pwm: pwm {
> > +                            compatible = "netronix,ntxec-pwm";
> > +                            #pwm-cells = <1>;
> shouldn't that be 2?
> > +                    };
> >              };
> >      };
> > +
> > +    backlight {
> > +            compatible = "pwm-backlight";
> > +            pwms = <&ec_pwm 0 50000>;
> since you have 2 values after the &ec_pwm 
[...]
> > +properties:
> > +  compatible:
> > +    const: netronix,ntxec-pwm
> > +
> > +  "#pwm-cells":
> > +    const: 1
> 
> shouln't that be 2?

Right, I'll fix that.


Thanks,
Jonathan

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