[PATCH v9 03/13] media: hantro: Use syscon instead of 'ctrl' register

Hans Verkuil hverkuil-cisco at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 20 09:16:35 UTC 2021


On 20/04/2021 11:10, Benjamin Gaignard wrote:
> 
> Le 16/04/2021 à 17:14, Lucas Stach a écrit :
>> Am Freitag, dem 16.04.2021 um 15:08 +0200 schrieb Benjamin Gaignard:
>>> Le 16/04/2021 à 12:54, Lucas Stach a écrit :
>>>> Am Mittwoch, dem 07.04.2021 um 09:35 +0200 schrieb Benjamin Gaignard:
>>>>> In order to be able to share the control hardware block between
>>>>> VPUs use a syscon instead a ioremap it in the driver.
>>>>> To keep the compatibility with older DT if 'nxp,imx8mq-vpu-ctrl'
>>>>> phandle is not found look at 'ctrl' reg-name.
>>>>> With the method it becomes useless to provide a list of register
>>>>> names so remove it.
>>>> Sorry for putting a spoke in the wheel after many iterations of the
>>>> series.
>>>>
>>>> We just discussed a way forward on how to handle the clocks and resets
>>>> provided by the blkctl block on i.MX8MM and later and it seems there is
>>>> a consensus on trying to provide virtual power domains from a blkctl
>>>> driver, controlling clocks and resets for the devices in the power
>>>> domain. I would like to avoid introducing yet another way of handling
>>>> the blkctl and thus would like to align the i.MX8MQ VPU blkctl with
>>>> what we are planning to do on the later chip generations.
>>>>
>>>> CC'ing Jacky Bai and Peng Fan from NXP, as they were going to give this
>>>> virtual power domain thing a shot.
>>> That could replace the 3 first patches and Dt patche of this series
>>> but that will not impact the hevc part, so I wonder if pure hevc patches
>>> could be merged anyway ?
>>> They are reviewed and don't depend of how the ctrl block is managed.
>> I'm not really in a position to give any informed opinion about that
>> hvec patches, as I only skimmed them, but I don't see any reason to
>> delay patches 04-11 from this series until the i.MX8M platform issues
>> are sorted. AFAICS those things are totally orthogonal.
> 
> Hi Hans,
> What do you think about this proposal to split this series ?
> Get hevc part merged could allow me to continue to add features
> like scaling lists, compressed reference buffers and 10-bit supports.

Makes sense to me!

Regards,

	Hans


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