[PATCH v3 13/29] dts: Add a binding for hid-over-i2c
sjg at chromium.org
Wed Apr 8 04:57:43 CEST 2020
On Wed, 1 Apr 2020 at 01:39, Wolfgang Wallner
<wolfgang.wallner at br-automation.com> wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> -----"U-Boot" <u-boot-bounces at lists.denx.de> schrieb: -----
> >> + - acpi,ddn : Contains the string to use as the _DDN (DOS (Disk
> >> + System) Device Name)
> >> + - acpi,hid : Contains the string to use as the HID (Hardware ID)
> >> + identifier _HID
> >> + - acpi,probed : Tells U-Boot to add 'linux,probed' to the ACPI
> >tables so that
> >> + Linux will only load the driver if the device can be detected
> >(e.g. on I2C
> >> + bus)
> >Will support for 'linux,probed' be mainlined? Otherwise the
> >should IMHO mention that it is an out-of-tree feature.
> I have thought some more about this property.
> The Chromium discussions  mention that "linux,probed" is intended to be
> a property in both Devicetree and ACPI, so a Linux kernel could handle the
> device in the expected way whether it boots on a Devicetree platform or an
> ACPI platform. The proposed "acpi,probed" property would only solve one such
> use case (ACPI-based platforms): U-Boot boots, reads "acpi,probed" from
> Devicetree, adds "linux,probed" to the ACPI description and hands that to the
> Linux kernel.
> Why would we not keep the name "linux,probed" for this property? U-Boot could
> still do the same Devicetree -> ACPI translation, but the same property could
> then also be useful for Devicetree-based platforms.
OK...oh dear. I will change it back to linux,probed
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