[U-Boot] [PATCH 3/4] ZOOM2 Add power reset button

Heiko Schocher hs at denx.de
Wed Jun 10 20:08:02 CEST 2009

Hello Peter,

Peter Tyser wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 11:16 -0500, Menon, Nishanth wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Dirk Behme [mailto:dirk.behme at googlemail.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 10:44 AM
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/i2c/twl4030_i2c.c
>>>>> All other drivers in drivers/i2c are host adapter drivers.  Ie they
>>>>> implement i2c_read(), i2c_write(), i2c_probe(), and i2c_init().  The
>>>>> twl4030_i2c.c driver doesn't seem to fit this mold.  Perhaps it would
>>> be
>>>>> better placed in drivers/misc or a new drivers/power directory similar
>>>>> to Linux?
>>>> This function probably belongs to board/omap3/common/power.c -> or even
>>> better to the board file itself?
>>> I was about to mention the opposite ;)
>>> Jean-Christophe asked to move the code from power.c to driver directory
>>> http://lists.denx.de/pipermail/u-boot/2009-May/052400.html
>>> If you follow above discussion, I was fine with power.c. If we get now
>>> a twl4030_i2c.c, we should merge the code from power.c into it, too
>>> (where ever it will be located and named, then).
>> This IMHO is the right approach -> but the real question is where in drivers/ directory? How about drivers/i2c/chips and moving the current drivers/i2c/* to drivers/i2c/busses - following the kernel organization?
> I'd vote against creating a drivers/i2c/chips directory.  I believe this

Full Ack.

> directory is deprecated in the Linux kernel and they'd prefer drivers be
> put in the proper driver/<subsystem> directory.  I'd vote to follow this
> convention in U-Boot too.

Yep. I vote for this too.

> I'm not familiar with the device or what features you plan on supporting
> so I can't speak to whether it'd fit better in drivers/power,
> drivers/misc, somewhere omap3/board specific, etc.

I think "drivers/power" would be a good place for it.

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