Re: [PATCH RFC] clk: Introduce userspace clock driver

From: Mark Brown
Date: Thu May 16 2013 - 13:29:37 EST

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 10:44:16AM -0400, Philip Balister wrote:
> On 05/16/2013 12:28 AM, Saravana Kannan wrote:

> > Agreed. I was about to reply with exactly the same point. I haven't done
> > any UIO coding, but that device file will eventually have to be opened.
> > Turn on the clocks in the open and turn them off at close.

> > Rate to request can be a DT property.

> But you are assuming each device implemented in the fpga uses one clock.
> This assumption is clearly not valid since devices will ahve to share
> clocks.

The binding should obviously be defined as a set of clocks rather than a
single clock - something like how we specify regulators on PMICs
probably makes sense. Each clock can have its own properties.

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