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Date:   Thu, 14 Oct 2021 17:49:40 -0700
From:   Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...nel.org>
To:     Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>
Cc:     Dmitry Baryshkov <dmitry.baryshkov@...aro.org>,
        Andy Gross <agross@...nel.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Taniya Das <tdas@...eaurora.org>,
        Jonathan Marek <jonathan@...ek.ca>,
        Michael Turquette <mturquette@...libre.com>,
        DRM DRIVER FOR MSM ADRENO GPU 
        <linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org>,
        OPEN FIRMWARE AND FLATTENED DEVICE TREE BINDINGS 
        <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        COMMON CLK FRAMEWORK <linux-clk@...r.kernel.org>,
        Bryan O'Donoghue <bryan.odonoghue@...aro.org>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 7/8] clk: qcom: dispcc-sm8250: stop using mmcx regulator

Quoting Bjorn Andersson (2021-10-14 17:46:51)
> On Thu 14 Oct 17:25 PDT 2021, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> 
> > Quoting Dmitry Baryshkov (2021-10-14 17:15:39)
> > > On Fri, 15 Oct 2021 at 03:04, Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...nel.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Quoting Dmitry Baryshkov (2021-10-14 02:53:41)
> > > > > On 13/10/2021 22:50, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> > > > > > Quoting Dmitry Baryshkov (2021-10-07 09:16:13)
> > > > > >> On 07/10/2021 18:48, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> > > > > >>> On Sun 29 Aug 08:47 PDT 2021, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>> Now as the common qcom clock controller code has been taught about power
> > > > > >>>> domains, stop mentioning mmcx supply as a way to power up the clock
> > > > > >>>> controller's gdsc.
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Baryshkov <dmitry.baryshkov@...aro.org>
> > > > > >>>> Reviewed-by: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> Once we merge these, I expect that the boards will start crashing if
> > > > > >>> the kernel is booted using an existing DTB?
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> Is it okay to just merge the first 6 patches in the series now and
> > > > > >>> postpone these two until we've had the dts change sitting for a while?
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> Sure it is.
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > What's the merge strategy? It goes through arm-soc?
> > > > >
> > > > > I think this should go through the clk tree. There is little chance of
> > > > > conflicts.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > The other thing that concerns me is that we don't have backwards
> > > > compat code. If things are going to start crashing that's not very nice.
> > > > Is there some way to make it work with old and new DTB for one release
> > > > so that we don't have to worry about this problem?
> > > 
> > > I have to admit that I did not check that, but without the patch 7 the
> > > dispcc and videocc would be compatible with the old DTB. The 'supply =
> > > "mmcx"' would ensure that it is used if it is defined.
> > > 
> > 
> > So I can skip patch 7 and take everything else?
> 
> If you take patch 1-5 and I pick up patch 6 for v5.16 then we should
> have transitioned with backwards compatibility.
> 

Ok. Sounds like a deal.

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