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From: Peter Rosin <peda@axentia.se>
To: Andrzej Hajda <a.hajda@samsung.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Archit Taneja <architt@codeaurora.org>,
	Laurent Pinchart <Laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>,
	David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Martin Donnelly <martin.donnelly@ge.com>,
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	Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@linux.intel.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/24] device link, bridge supplier <-> drm device
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:37:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7d4bceeb-9611-cbf9-3906-fef5db88aad8@axentia.se> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <25d8e621-b3f8-094f-32a2-d22efc2163a4@samsung.com>

On 2018-04-27 09:11, Andrzej Hajda wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> 
> On 27.04.2018 00:31, Peter Rosin wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> It was noted by Russel King [1] that bridges (not using components)
>> might disappear unexpectedly if the owner of the bridge was unbound.
>> Jyri Sarha had previously noted the same thing with panels [2]. Jyri
>> came up with using device links to resolve the panel issue, which
>> was also my (independent) reaction to the note from Russel.
>>
>> This series builds up to the addition of that link in the last
>> patch, but in my opinion the other 23 patches do have merit on their
>> own.
>>
>> The last patch needs testing, while the others look trivial. That
>> said, I might have missed some subtlety.
> 
> of_node is used as an identifier of the bridge in the kernel. If you
> replace it with device pointer there will be potential problem with
> devices having two or more bridges, how do you differentiate bridges if
> the owner is the same? If I remember correctly current bridge code does
> not allow to have multiple bridges in one device, but that should be
> quite easy to fix if necessary. After this change it will become more
> difficult.

I don't see how it will be more difficult?

> Anyway I remember discussion that in DT world bridge should be
> identified rather by of_graph port node, not by parent node as it is
> now. If you want to translate this relation to device owner, you should
> add also port number to have full identification of the bridge, ie pair
> (owner, port_number) would be equivalent of port node.

You even state the trivial solution here, just add the port/endpoint ID
when/if it is needed. So, what is the significant difference?

Cheers,
Peter

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-27  7:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CGME20180426223215epcas2p38fe3b0b7b1ea1c8190805f9e2a89e11e@epcas2p3.samsung.com>
2018-04-26 22:31 ` Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 01/24] drm/bridge: allow optionally specifying an .owner device Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 02/24] drm/bridge: adv7511: provide " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 03/24] drm/bridge/analogix: core: specify the .owner of the bridge Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 04/24] drm/bridge: analogix-anx78xx: provide an .owner device Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 05/24] drm/bridge: vga-dac: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 06/24] drm/bridge: lvds-encoder: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 07/24] drm/bridge: megachips-stdpxxxx-ge-b850v3-fw: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 08/24] drm/bridge: nxp-ptn3460: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 09/24] drm/bridge: panel: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 10/24] drm/bridge: ps8622: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 11/24] drm/bridge: sii902x: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 12/24] drm/bridge: sii9234: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 13/24] drm/bridge: sii8620: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 14/24] drm/bridge: synopsys: provide an .owner device for the bridges Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 15/24] drm/bridge: tc358767: provide an .owner device Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 16/24] drm/bridge: ti-tfp410: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 17/24] drm/exynos: mic: provide an .owner device for the bridge Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 18/24] drm/mediatek: hdmi: " Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 19/24] drm/msm: specify the .owner of the bridges Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 20/24] drm/rcar-du: lvds: provide an .owner device for the bridge Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 21/24] drm/sti: provide an .owner device for the bridges Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 22/24] drm/bridge: remove the .of_node member Peter Rosin
2018-04-28  8:09     ` kbuild test robot
2018-04-30 11:14       ` Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 23/24] drm/bridge: require the .owner to be filled in on drm_bridge_attach Peter Rosin
2018-04-30 15:24     ` Daniel Vetter
2018-04-30 20:32       ` Peter Rosin
2018-04-26 22:31   ` [PATCH 24/24] drm/bridge: establish a link between the bridge supplier and consumer Peter Rosin
2018-04-30 15:32     ` Daniel Vetter
2018-04-30 21:12       ` Peter Rosin
     [not found]   ` <1881012.XPHlTWYXH6@avalon>
2018-04-26 23:09     ` [PATCH 00/24] device link, bridge supplier <-> drm device Peter Rosin
     [not found]       ` <3483427.EaMxDYJt8U@avalon>
2018-04-27  7:27         ` Peter Rosin
2018-04-30 15:18     ` Daniel Vetter
2018-04-27  7:11   ` Andrzej Hajda
2018-04-27  7:37     ` Peter Rosin [this message]
2018-04-27  7:51       ` Peter Rosin

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