[alsa-devel] [PATCH 6/6] ASoC: fsl: check property 'compatible' for the machine name
shawn.guo at linaro.org
Sat Feb 25 02:28:47 CET 2012
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 02:12:07PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 10:09:41PM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > The fsl_ssi probe function detects the client machine name using model
> > property of the device tree. But it will not work for the ARM client
> > machines which are to be added. The model property is given as a
> > descriptive string on all ARM device tree (arch/arm/boot/*.dts).
> > Instead, the compatible property gives the machine name.
> The ARM machines really shouldn't be using the bindings that PowerPC is
> using for the machine as they conflate the machine driver with the SSI
> binding. The idiom for new systems is that machine drivers should be
> first class devices in the device tree referencing the SSI and CODEC.
> The current bindings should be preserved for existing systems of course.
Per discussion , the whole point we move to fsl_ssi is that we can
reuse the DT support already in fsl_ssi. If it's something we should
not use for IMX, I fail to see why we should make this move.
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