Re: USB: simplify clock lookup for mv ehci/otg/udc

From: Felipe Balbi
Date: Tue Mar 19 2013 - 10:47:16 EST


On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 02:44:46PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> While going over the suggested changes for the ehci-mv separation patch,
> we noticed that the driver uses a variable number of clock names it gets
> passed from the platform code, which is highly unusual behavior and adds
> a lot of extra complexity.
> Even though there is a comment in the mv_udc driver stating that some SoCs
> require multiple clocks, none of the code in the upstream kernel provides
> more than one, and even if an out of tree SoC port needs multiple clocks,
> it is still wrong to pass them them through platform data, since they are
> a property of the device, not a property of the platform.
> This patch attempts to clean up the situation by turning the one clock
> that is passed into the ehci/udc/otg devices into an anomymous one and
> removing the clkname array from the platform data. Another simplification
> is to always call clk_prepare_enable/clk_disable_unprepare directly,
> since that is a valid operation on a NULL clk pointer if the platform
> has not attacked a clk to the device.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

needs to be rebased on my -next branch. Also, it would be really good if
dependencies between drivers and arch code would be cut to a minimum.


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