[alsa-devel] [PATCH 4/5] ASoC: sam9g20_wm8731: convert to device tree support

Bo Shen voice.shen at atmel.com
Mon Oct 29 07:38:17 CET 2012

On 10/28/2012 6:12, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 06:17:58PM +0800, Bo Shen wrote:
>> Covert sam9g20 wm8731 to device tree support
>> And enable it through dts file
>>    Tested on sam9g20 EK board
> This needs to add binding documentation for the board.

I will add the binding documentation in next version.

>> +	dai: dai {
>> +		compatible = "atmel,atmel-ssc-dai";
>> +		atmel,dai-master = <&ssc0>;
>> +	};
> This looks wrong - this is a Linux-specific virtual device sitting on
> top of the SSC which is the actual physical device.  The usual patterns
> would be something like have the machine driver register the DAI based
> on the SSC specified in the bindings (much like how you're handling the
> platform already).

I have a question for this, do all nodes in dts file should be physical 

The SSC part is a little different with other SoC family. So, I think, 
if I keep the ssc driver in driver/misc folder as the library code. And 
create new code into sound/soc/atmel for ssc which used for audio, would 
this be acceptable? If so, the framework will be the same with other SoC 

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