[PATCH v7 1/9] acpi: Add a binding for ACPI settings in the device tree
andy.shevchenko at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 16:40:51 CEST 2020
On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 4:07 PM Wolfgang Wallner
<wolfgang.wallner at br-automation.com> wrote:
> >Betreff: Re: [PATCH v7 1/9] acpi: Add a binding for ACPI settings in
> >the device tree
> >Hi Wolfgang, Andy,
> >On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 4:37 AM Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org> wrote:
> >> Devices need to report various identifiers in the ACPI tables.
> >Rather than
> >> hard-coding these in drivers it is typically better to put them in
> >> device tree.
> >> Add a binding file to describe this.
> >> Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>
> >> ---
> >Do you have any comments against this patch?
> I'm fine with the patch as it is.
> However, two remarks:
> 1) I proposed some rewording in .
> I'm fine with dropping it, I just point it out to make sure
> that it is deliberately dropped and no just overseen.
> 2) In  Andy stated that "acpi,compatible" can't work.
> @Andy: did I get this wrong? Is it still fine to add it in
> the binding?
We can support it in the code, but user should themselves choose how to use it.
This will be half-baked solution, though.
So, I suggest for now to drop it completely.
>  https://lists.denx.de/pipermail/u-boot/2020-April/406818.html
>  https://lists.denx.de/pipermail/u-boot/2020-April/406943.html
With Best Regards,
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