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Date:   Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:32:12 -0700
From:   Mathieu Poirier <>
Subject: [PATCH v4 01/17] dt-bindings: remoteproc: Add bindind to support autonomous processors

This patch adds a binding to guide the remoteproc core on how to deal with
remote processors in two cases:

1) When an application holding a reference to a remote processor character
   device interface crashes.

2) when the platform driver for a remote processor is removed.

In both cases if "autonomous-on-core-reboot" is specified in the remote
processor DT node, the remoteproc core will detach the remote processor
rather than switching it off.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Poirier <>
 .../bindings/remoteproc/remoteproc-core.yaml  | 27 +++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 27 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/remoteproc/remoteproc-core.yaml

diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/remoteproc/remoteproc-core.yaml b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/remoteproc/remoteproc-core.yaml
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..e8bb8ef9031a
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/remoteproc/remoteproc-core.yaml
@@ -0,0 +1,27 @@
+# SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0 OR BSD-2-Clause)
+%YAML 1.2
+title: Binding(s) for a primary processor applicable to all ancillary
+       processors
+  - Bjorn Andersson <>
+  - Mathieu Poirier <>
+  This document defines the bindings used by a primary processor to determine
+  the state it should leave an ancillary processor when the former is no longer
+  functioning.
+  autonomous-on-core-reboot:
+    $ref: /schemas/types.yaml#/definitions/flag
+    description:
+      When specified the ancillary processor should be left operational when
+      the primary processor is no longer available.  Otherwise the ancillary
+      processor should be made inoperative.
+additionalProperties: true

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