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From: Ojaswin Mujoo <ojaswin98@gmail.com>
To: nsaenz@kernel.org, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, stefan.wahren@i2se.com
Cc: dan.carpenter@oracle.com, phil@raspberrypi.com,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] staging: vchiq: Add details to $CONFIG_VCHIQ_CDEV help text
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:07:17 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9c9c128b41e31d6bebe646e052aa05c44b19eb83.1627495116.git.ojaswin98@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1627495116.git.ojaswin98@gmail.com>

Add some details to the Kconfig definition of $CONFIG_VCHIQ_CDEV to help
make the motive behind it a bit more clear.

Signed-off-by: Ojaswin Mujoo <ojaswin98@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/staging/vc04_services/Kconfig | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/Kconfig
index 2b70c37cdd09..cb02d8a4cb74 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/Kconfig
@@ -25,8 +25,12 @@ config VCHIQ_CDEV
 	bool "VCHIQ Character Driver"
 	default y
 	help
-		Enable the creation of VCHIQ character driver to help
-		communicate with the Videocore platform.
+		Enable the creation of VCHIQ character driver to help communicate
+		with the VideoCore platform. The cdev exposes ioctls used by
+		userspace libraries and testing tools to interact with VideoCore.
+		This can be set to 'N' if the VideoCore communication is not needed
+		by userspace but only by other kernel modules (like bcm2835-audio).
+		If not sure, set this to 'Y'.
 
 endif
 
-- 
2.25.1


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-28 18:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-28 18:37 [PATCH 0/2] staging: vchiq: Minor fixups to CONFIG_VCHIQ_CDEV Ojaswin Mujoo
2021-07-28 18:37 ` [PATCH 1/2] staging: vchiq: Set $CONFIG_VCHIQ_CDEV to be enabled by default Ojaswin Mujoo
2021-07-28 18:45   ` Greg KH
2021-07-28 20:06     ` Ojaswin Mujoo
2021-07-28 20:21       ` Stefan Wahren
2021-07-29 14:20         ` Ojaswin Mujoo
2021-07-28 18:37 ` Ojaswin Mujoo [this message]
2021-07-28 18:46   ` [PATCH 2/2] staging: vchiq: Add details to $CONFIG_VCHIQ_CDEV help text Greg KH
2021-07-28 20:00     ` Ojaswin Mujoo
2021-07-28 20:39       ` Stefan Wahren
2021-07-29 13:47         ` Ojaswin Mujoo

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