[alsa-devel] [PATCH v7 2/2] ASoC: fsl: Add S/PDIF machine driver

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Mon Aug 19 13:15:52 CEST 2013

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:21:06AM +0100, Nicolin Chen wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:01:43AM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > > At least they are separate drivers as I mentioned in the commit comments.
> > 
> > I'm not sure that the boundary of Linux drivers should necessarily
> > determine the way we carve up the description of IP blocks, though
> > presumably it's a pretty sensible way of carving it up or we wouldn't
> > have done it.
> I'm not sure if I understand your point correctly. But in fact the IP driver
> is not being carved up. The spdif-transmitter and spdif-receiver are basically
> dummy codec drivers. All the IP-related codes are implemented in fsl_spdif.c,
> the PATCH 1/2 you just reviewed.

I see. Sorry for the noise there, that's an artifact of my not full
understanding of the ASoC bindings.

> > Is there any public documentation on the i.MX S/PDIF hardware block(s)?
> http://cache.freescale.com/files/32bit/doc/ref_manual/IMX6DQRM.pdf



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