Re: [PATCH 2/5] mfd: arizona: Add device tree binding formax_channels_clocked

From: Charles Keepax
Date: Tue Sep 24 2013 - 05:58:11 EST

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:28:32AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 03:38:10PM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> > On 09/23/2013 12:30 PM, Charles Keepax wrote:
> > > + - wlf,max-channels-clocked : The maximum number of channels to be clocked on
> > > + each AIF, useful for I2S systems with multiple data lines being mastered.
> > > + If specified three cells must supplied one for each AIF, specify zero for
> > > + AIFs that should be handled normally.
> > What determines the value of this property? Is it really a definition of
> > HW, or some kind of run-time configuration/limit? What goes into each of
> > the 3 cells?
> It's hardware, it's other devices wired in parallel on the bus that use
> the CODEC as a clock master. Personally I'd have this be set by the
> ASoC machine driver so it's invisible from a DT point of view, that's
> what it's really a property of.

I don't have any really problem with setting this from the
machine driver, I will have a look at doing that.

I think based on the comments here I would suggest that we put
the first patch in but I need to rethink the other patches and
decide what is actually OS independant here.


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