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From: Fabrice Gasnier <fabrice.gasnier@foss.st.com>
To: William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>, <jic23@kernel.org>
Cc: <kamel.bouhara@bootlin.com>, <gwendal@chromium.org>,
	<david@lechnology.com>, <linux-iio@vger.kernel.org>,
	<patrick.havelange@essensium.com>,
	<alexandre.belloni@bootlin.com>, <mcoquelin.stm32@gmail.com>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <o.rempel@pengutronix.de>,
	<jarkko.nikula@linux.intel.com>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>, <kernel@pengutronix.de>,
	<fabrice.gasnier@st.com>, <syednwaris@gmail.com>,
	<linux-stm32@st-md-mailman.stormreply.com>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>, <alexandre.torgue@st.com>
Subject: Re: [Linux-stm32] [PATCH v16 03/14] counter: Internalize sysfs interface code
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 15:44:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <fcff44a7-5ac2-a510-ee9b-85ef7e2e29ef@foss.st.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <c68b4a1ffb195c1a2f65e8dd5ad7b7c14e79c6ef.1630031207.git.vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>

On 8/27/21 5:47 AM, William Breathitt Gray wrote:
> This is a reimplementation of the Generic Counter driver interface.
> There are no modifications to the Counter subsystem userspace interface,
> so existing userspace applications should continue to run seamlessly.
> 
> The purpose of this patch is to internalize the sysfs interface code
> among the various counter drivers into a shared module. Counter drivers
> pass and take data natively (i.e. u8, u64, etc.) and the shared counter
> module handles the translation between the sysfs interface and the
> device drivers. This guarantees a standard userspace interface for all
> counter drivers, and helps generalize the Generic Counter driver ABI in
> order to support the Generic Counter chrdev interface (introduced in a
> subsequent patch) without significant changes to the existing counter
> drivers.
> 
> Note, Counter device registration is the same as before: drivers
> populate a struct counter_device with components and callbacks, then
> pass the structure to the devm_counter_register function. However,
> what's different now is how the Counter subsystem code handles this
> registration internally.
> 
> Whereas before callbacks would interact directly with sysfs data, this
> interaction is now abstracted and instead callbacks interact with native
> C data types. The counter_comp structure forms the basis for Counter
> extensions.
> 
> The counter-sysfs.c file contains the code to parse through the
> counter_device structure and register the requested components and
> extensions. Attributes are created and populated based on type, with
> respective translation functions to handle the mapping between sysfs and
> the counter driver callbacks.
> 
> The translation performed for each attribute is straightforward: the
> attribute type and data is parsed from the counter_attribute structure,
> the respective counter driver read/write callback is called, and sysfs
> I/O is handled before or after the driver read/write function is called.
> 
> Cc: Jarkko Nikula <jarkko.nikula@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Patrick Havelange <patrick.havelange@essensium.com>
> Cc: Kamel Bouhara <kamel.bouhara@bootlin.com>
> Cc: Fabrice Gasnier <fabrice.gasnier@st.com>
> Cc: Maxime Coquelin <mcoquelin.stm32@gmail.com>
> Cc: Alexandre Torgue <alexandre.torgue@st.com>
> Cc: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> Acked-by: Syed Nayyar Waris <syednwaris@gmail.com>
> Reviewed-by: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>
> Tested-by: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>
> Signed-off-by: William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>
> ---
>  MAINTAINERS                             |    1 -
>  drivers/counter/104-quad-8.c            |  449 +++----
>  drivers/counter/Makefile                |    1 +
>  drivers/counter/counter-core.c          |  142 +++
>  drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.c         |  849 +++++++++++++
>  drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.h         |   13 +
>  drivers/counter/counter.c               | 1496 -----------------------
>  drivers/counter/ftm-quaddec.c           |   60 +-
>  drivers/counter/intel-qep.c             |  144 +--
>  drivers/counter/interrupt-cnt.c         |   62 +-
>  drivers/counter/microchip-tcb-capture.c |   91 +-
>  drivers/counter/stm32-lptimer-cnt.c     |  212 ++--
>  drivers/counter/stm32-timer-cnt.c       |  179 ++-
>  drivers/counter/ti-eqep.c               |  180 +--
>  include/linux/counter.h                 |  658 +++++-----
>  include/linux/counter_enum.h            |   45 -
>  16 files changed, 1949 insertions(+), 2633 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 drivers/counter/counter-core.c
>  create mode 100644 drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.c
>  create mode 100644 drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.h
>  delete mode 100644 drivers/counter/counter.c
>  delete mode 100644 include/linux/counter_enum.h
> 

Hi William,

For the STM32 drivers, you can add my:
Reviewed-by: Fabrice Gasnier <fabrice.gasnier@foss.st.com>

Thanks,
Fabrice



> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 212bad85e07a..b0cdb9aaca85 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -4781,7 +4781,6 @@ F:	Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-counter
>  F:	Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst
>  F:	drivers/counter/
>  F:	include/linux/counter.h
> -F:	include/linux/counter_enum.h
>  
>  CP2615 I2C DRIVER
>  M:	Bence Csókás <bence98@sch.bme.hu>
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/104-quad-8.c b/drivers/counter/104-quad-8.c
> index 0caa60537b14..c587f295d720 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/104-quad-8.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/104-quad-8.c
> @@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ static int quad8_signal_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int quad8_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val)
> +			    struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id;
> @@ -148,7 +148,7 @@ static int quad8_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int quad8_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, unsigned long val)
> +			     struct counter_count *count, u64 val)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id;
> @@ -188,22 +188,16 @@ static int quad8_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -enum quad8_count_function {
> -	QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION = 0,
> -	QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1,
> -	QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2,
> -	QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_function quad8_count_functions_list[] = {
> -	[QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> -	[QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A,
> -	[QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> -	[QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
>  };
>  
> -static int quad8_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, size_t *function)
> +static int quad8_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			       struct counter_count *count,
> +			       enum counter_function *function)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int id = count->id;
> @@ -213,25 +207,26 @@ static int quad8_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	if (priv->quadrature_mode[id])
>  		switch (priv->quadrature_scale[id]) {
>  		case 0:
> -			*function = QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1;
> +			*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A;
>  			break;
>  		case 1:
> -			*function = QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2;
> +			*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A;
>  			break;
>  		case 2:
> -			*function = QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
> +			*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  			break;
>  		}
>  	else
> -		*function = QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION;
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int quad8_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, size_t function)
> +static int quad8_function_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				struct counter_count *count,
> +				enum counter_function function)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int id = count->id;
> @@ -247,7 +242,7 @@ static int quad8_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	mode_cfg = priv->count_mode[id] << 1;
>  	idr_cfg = priv->index_polarity[id] << 1;
>  
> -	if (function == QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION) {
> +	if (function == COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION) {
>  		*quadrature_mode = 0;
>  
>  		/* Quadrature scaling only available in quadrature mode */
> @@ -263,15 +258,15 @@ static int quad8_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  		*quadrature_mode = 1;
>  
>  		switch (function) {
> -		case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1:
> +		case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A:
>  			*scale = 0;
>  			mode_cfg |= QUAD8_CMR_QUADRATURE_X1;
>  			break;
> -		case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2:
> +		case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A:
>  			*scale = 1;
>  			mode_cfg |= QUAD8_CMR_QUADRATURE_X2;
>  			break;
> -		case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
> +		case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  			*scale = 2;
>  			mode_cfg |= QUAD8_CMR_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  			break;
> @@ -290,8 +285,9 @@ static int quad8_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static void quad8_direction_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, enum counter_count_direction *direction)
> +static int quad8_direction_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				struct counter_count *count,
> +				enum counter_count_direction *direction)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	unsigned int ud_flag;
> @@ -302,76 +298,74 @@ static void quad8_direction_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	*direction = (ud_flag) ? COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD :
>  		COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD;
> -}
>  
> -enum quad8_synapse_action {
> -	QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE = 0,
> -	QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
> -};
> +	return 0;
> +}
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action quad8_index_actions_list[] = {
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action quad8_synapse_actions_list[] = {
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	[QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
>  };
>  
> -static int quad8_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -	size_t *action)
> +static int quad8_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			     struct counter_count *count,
> +			     struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +			     enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	int err;
> -	size_t function = 0;
> +	enum counter_function function;
>  	const size_t signal_a_id = count->synapses[0].signal->id;
>  	enum counter_count_direction direction;
>  
>  	/* Handle Index signals */
>  	if (synapse->signal->id >= 16) {
>  		if (priv->preset_enable[count->id])
> -			*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  		else
> -			*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  
>  		return 0;
>  	}
>  
> -	err = quad8_function_get(counter, count, &function);
> +	err = quad8_function_read(counter, count, &function);
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
>  	/* Default action mode */
> -	*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +	*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  
>  	/* Determine action mode based on current count function mode */
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION:
>  		if (synapse->signal->id == signal_a_id)
> -			*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  		return 0;
> -	case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A:
>  		if (synapse->signal->id == signal_a_id) {
> -			quad8_direction_get(counter, count, &direction);
> +			err = quad8_direction_read(counter, count, &direction);
> +			if (err)
> +				return err;
>  
>  			if (direction == COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD)
> -				*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +				*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  			else
> -				*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE;
> +				*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE;
>  		}
>  		return 0;
> -	case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A:
>  		if (synapse->signal->id == signal_a_id)
> -			*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
> -	case QUAD8_COUNT_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
> -		*action = QUAD8_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
>  	default:
>  		/* should never reach this path */
> @@ -383,9 +377,9 @@ static const struct counter_ops quad8_ops = {
>  	.signal_read = quad8_signal_read,
>  	.count_read = quad8_count_read,
>  	.count_write = quad8_count_write,
> -	.function_get = quad8_function_get,
> -	.function_set = quad8_function_set,
> -	.action_get = quad8_action_get
> +	.function_read = quad8_function_read,
> +	.function_write = quad8_function_write,
> +	.action_read = quad8_action_read
>  };
>  
>  static const char *const quad8_index_polarity_modes[] = {
> @@ -394,7 +388,8 @@ static const char *const quad8_index_polarity_modes[] = {
>  };
>  
>  static int quad8_index_polarity_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, size_t *index_polarity)
> +				    struct counter_signal *signal,
> +				    u32 *index_polarity)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id - 16;
> @@ -405,7 +400,8 @@ static int quad8_index_polarity_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int quad8_index_polarity_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, size_t index_polarity)
> +				    struct counter_signal *signal,
> +				    u32 index_polarity)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id - 16;
> @@ -426,20 +422,14 @@ static int quad8_index_polarity_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static struct counter_signal_enum_ext quad8_index_pol_enum = {
> -	.items = quad8_index_polarity_modes,
> -	.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(quad8_index_polarity_modes),
> -	.get = quad8_index_polarity_get,
> -	.set = quad8_index_polarity_set
> -};
> -
>  static const char *const quad8_synchronous_modes[] = {
>  	"non-synchronous",
>  	"synchronous"
>  };
>  
>  static int quad8_synchronous_mode_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, size_t *synchronous_mode)
> +				      struct counter_signal *signal,
> +				      u32 *synchronous_mode)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id - 16;
> @@ -450,7 +440,8 @@ static int quad8_synchronous_mode_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int quad8_synchronous_mode_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, size_t synchronous_mode)
> +				      struct counter_signal *signal,
> +				      u32 synchronous_mode)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id - 16;
> @@ -477,22 +468,18 @@ static int quad8_synchronous_mode_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static struct counter_signal_enum_ext quad8_syn_mode_enum = {
> -	.items = quad8_synchronous_modes,
> -	.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(quad8_synchronous_modes),
> -	.get = quad8_synchronous_mode_get,
> -	.set = quad8_synchronous_mode_set
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_floor_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_count_floor_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				  struct counter_count *count, u64 *floor)
>  {
>  	/* Only a floor of 0 is supported */
> -	return sprintf(buf, "0\n");
> +	*floor = 0;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int quad8_count_mode_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, size_t *cnt_mode)
> +static int quad8_count_mode_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				 struct counter_count *count,
> +				 enum counter_count_mode *cnt_mode)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -515,26 +502,28 @@ static int quad8_count_mode_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int quad8_count_mode_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, size_t cnt_mode)
> +static int quad8_count_mode_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				  struct counter_count *count,
> +				  enum counter_count_mode cnt_mode)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
> +	unsigned int count_mode;
>  	unsigned int mode_cfg;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id + 1;
>  
>  	/* Map Generic Counter count mode to 104-QUAD-8 count mode */
>  	switch (cnt_mode) {
>  	case COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL:
> -		cnt_mode = 0;
> +		count_mode = 0;
>  		break;
>  	case COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_RANGE_LIMIT:
> -		cnt_mode = 1;
> +		count_mode = 1;
>  		break;
>  	case COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NON_RECYCLE:
> -		cnt_mode = 2;
> +		count_mode = 2;
>  		break;
>  	case COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N:
> -		cnt_mode = 3;
> +		count_mode = 3;
>  		break;
>  	default:
>  		/* should never reach this path */
> @@ -543,10 +532,10 @@ static int quad8_count_mode_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	priv->count_mode[count->id] = cnt_mode;
> +	priv->count_mode[count->id] = count_mode;
>  
>  	/* Set count mode configuration value */
> -	mode_cfg = cnt_mode << 1;
> +	mode_cfg = count_mode << 1;
>  
>  	/* Add quadrature mode configuration */
>  	if (priv->quadrature_mode[count->id])
> @@ -560,56 +549,35 @@ static int quad8_count_mode_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static struct counter_count_enum_ext quad8_cnt_mode_enum = {
> -	.items = counter_count_mode_str,
> -	.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(counter_count_mode_str),
> -	.get = quad8_count_mode_get,
> -	.set = quad8_count_mode_set
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_direction_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *priv, char *buf)
> -{
> -	enum counter_count_direction dir;
> -
> -	quad8_direction_get(counter, count, &dir);
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", counter_count_direction_str[dir]);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_count_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count, u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", priv->ab_enable[count->id]);
> +	*enable = priv->ab_enable[count->id];
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int quad8_count_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count, u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id;
> -	int err;
> -	bool ab_enable;
>  	unsigned int ior_cfg;
>  
> -	err = kstrtobool(buf, &ab_enable);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
>  	mutex_lock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	priv->ab_enable[count->id] = ab_enable;
> +	priv->ab_enable[count->id] = enable;
>  
> -	ior_cfg = ab_enable | priv->preset_enable[count->id] << 1;
> +	ior_cfg = enable | priv->preset_enable[count->id] << 1;
>  
>  	/* Load I/O control configuration */
>  	outb(QUAD8_CTR_IOR | ior_cfg, base_offset + 1);
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
>  static const char *const quad8_noise_error_states[] = {
> @@ -618,7 +586,7 @@ static const char *const quad8_noise_error_states[] = {
>  };
>  
>  static int quad8_error_noise_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, size_t *noise_error)
> +				 struct counter_count *count, u32 *noise_error)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id + 1;
> @@ -628,18 +596,14 @@ static int quad8_error_noise_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static struct counter_count_enum_ext quad8_error_noise_enum = {
> -	.items = quad8_noise_error_states,
> -	.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(quad8_noise_error_states),
> -	.get = quad8_error_noise_get
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_count_preset_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count, u64 *preset)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", priv->preset[count->id]);
> +	*preset = priv->preset[count->id];
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
>  static void quad8_preset_register_set(struct quad8 *const priv, const int id,
> @@ -658,16 +622,10 @@ static void quad8_preset_register_set(struct quad8 *const priv, const int id,
>  		outb(preset >> (8 * i), base_offset);
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int quad8_count_preset_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count, u64 preset)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	unsigned int preset;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtouint(buf, 0, &preset);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
>  
>  	/* Only 24-bit values are supported */
>  	if (preset > 0xFFFFFF)
> @@ -679,11 +637,11 @@ static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_count_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count, u64 *ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -693,26 +651,23 @@ static ssize_t quad8_count_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	switch (priv->count_mode[count->id]) {
>  	case 1:
>  	case 3:
> -		mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
> -		return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", priv->preset[count->id]);
> +		*ceiling = priv->preset[count->id];
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		/* By default 0x1FFFFFF (25 bits unsigned) is maximum count */
> +		*ceiling = 0x1FFFFFF;
> +		break;
>  	}
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	/* By default 0x1FFFFFF (25 bits unsigned) is maximum count */
> -	return sprintf(buf, "33554431\n");
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int quad8_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u64 ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	unsigned int ceiling;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtouint(buf, 0, &ceiling);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
>  
>  	/* Only 24-bit values are supported */
>  	if (ceiling > 0xFFFFFF)
> @@ -726,7 +681,7 @@ static ssize_t quad8_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	case 3:
>  		quad8_preset_register_set(priv, count->id, ceiling);
>  		mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
> -		return len;
> +		return 0;
>  	}
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
> @@ -734,27 +689,25 @@ static ssize_t quad8_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return -EINVAL;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_count_preset_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					  struct counter_count *count,
> +					  u8 *preset_enable)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", !priv->preset_enable[count->id]);
> +	*preset_enable = !priv->preset_enable[count->id];
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_count *count, void *private, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int quad8_count_preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					   struct counter_count *count,
> +					   u8 preset_enable)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * count->id + 1;
> -	bool preset_enable;
> -	int ret;
>  	unsigned int ior_cfg;
>  
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &preset_enable);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> -
>  	/* Preset enable is active low in Input/Output Control register */
>  	preset_enable = !preset_enable;
>  
> @@ -762,25 +715,24 @@ static ssize_t quad8_count_preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	priv->preset_enable[count->id] = preset_enable;
>  
> -	ior_cfg = priv->ab_enable[count->id] | (unsigned int)preset_enable << 1;
> +	ior_cfg = priv->ab_enable[count->id] | preset_enable << 1;
>  
>  	/* Load I/O control configuration to Input / Output Control Register */
>  	outb(QUAD8_CTR_IOR | ior_cfg, base_offset);
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_signal_cable_fault_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					     struct counter_signal *signal,
> -					     void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_signal_cable_fault_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_signal *signal,
> +					 u8 *cable_fault)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id / 2;
>  	bool disabled;
>  	unsigned int status;
> -	unsigned int fault;
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&priv->lock);
>  
> @@ -797,36 +749,31 @@ static ssize_t quad8_signal_cable_fault_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
>  	/* Mask respective channel and invert logic */
> -	fault = !(status & BIT(channel_id));
> +	*cable_fault = !(status & BIT(channel_id));
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", fault);
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_read(
> -	struct counter_device *counter, struct counter_signal *signal,
> -	void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +						struct counter_signal *signal,
> +						u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id / 2;
> -	const unsigned int enb = !!(priv->cable_fault_enable & BIT(channel_id));
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", enb);
> +	*enable = !!(priv->cable_fault_enable & BIT(channel_id));
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_write(
> -	struct counter_device *counter, struct counter_signal *signal,
> -	void *private, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +						 struct counter_signal *signal,
> +						 u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id / 2;
> -	bool enable;
> -	int ret;
>  	unsigned int cable_fault_enable;
>  
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &enable);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> -
>  	mutex_lock(&priv->lock);
>  
>  	if (enable)
> @@ -841,31 +788,27 @@ static ssize_t quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_write(
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, void *private, char *buf)
> +static int quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					   struct counter_signal *signal,
> +					   u8 *prescaler)
>  {
>  	const struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	const size_t channel_id = signal->id / 2;
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", priv->fck_prescaler[channel_id]);
> +	*prescaler = priv->fck_prescaler[signal->id / 2];
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *signal, void *private, const char *buf,
> -	size_t len)
> +static int quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					    struct counter_signal *signal,
> +					    u8 prescaler)
>  {
>  	struct quad8 *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	const size_t channel_id = signal->id / 2;
>  	const int base_offset = priv->base + 2 * channel_id;
> -	u8 prescaler;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtou8(buf, 0, &prescaler);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&priv->lock);
>  
> @@ -881,31 +824,30 @@ static ssize_t quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&priv->lock);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static const struct counter_signal_ext quad8_signal_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name = "cable_fault",
> -		.read = quad8_signal_cable_fault_read
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "cable_fault_enable",
> -		.read = quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_read,
> -		.write = quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_write
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "filter_clock_prescaler",
> -		.read = quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_read,
> -		.write = quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_write
> -	}
> +static struct counter_comp quad8_signal_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_BOOL("cable_fault", quad8_signal_cable_fault_read,
> +				 NULL),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_BOOL("cable_fault_enable",
> +				 quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_read,
> +				 quad8_signal_cable_fault_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_U8("filter_clock_prescaler",
> +			       quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_read,
> +			       quad8_signal_fck_prescaler_write)
>  };
>  
> -static const struct counter_signal_ext quad8_index_ext[] = {
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM("index_polarity", &quad8_index_pol_enum),
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM_AVAILABLE("index_polarity",	&quad8_index_pol_enum),
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM("synchronous_mode", &quad8_syn_mode_enum),
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM_AVAILABLE("synchronous_mode", &quad8_syn_mode_enum)
> +static DEFINE_COUNTER_ENUM(quad8_index_pol_enum, quad8_index_polarity_modes);
> +static DEFINE_COUNTER_ENUM(quad8_synch_mode_enum, quad8_synchronous_modes);
> +
> +static struct counter_comp quad8_index_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_ENUM("index_polarity", quad8_index_polarity_get,
> +				 quad8_index_polarity_set,
> +				 quad8_index_pol_enum),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_ENUM("synchronous_mode", quad8_synchronous_mode_get,
> +				 quad8_synchronous_mode_set,
> +				 quad8_synch_mode_enum),
>  };
>  
>  #define QUAD8_QUAD_SIGNAL(_id, _name) {		\
> @@ -974,39 +916,30 @@ static struct counter_synapse quad8_count_synapses[][3] = {
>  	QUAD8_COUNT_SYNAPSES(6), QUAD8_COUNT_SYNAPSES(7)
>  };
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext quad8_count_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name = "ceiling",
> -		.read = quad8_count_ceiling_read,
> -		.write = quad8_count_ceiling_write
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "floor",
> -		.read = quad8_count_floor_read
> -	},
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM("count_mode", &quad8_cnt_mode_enum),
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE("count_mode", &quad8_cnt_mode_enum),
> -	{
> -		.name = "direction",
> -		.read = quad8_count_direction_read
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "enable",
> -		.read = quad8_count_enable_read,
> -		.write = quad8_count_enable_write
> -	},
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM("error_noise", &quad8_error_noise_enum),
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE("error_noise", &quad8_error_noise_enum),
> -	{
> -		.name = "preset",
> -		.read = quad8_count_preset_read,
> -		.write = quad8_count_preset_write
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "preset_enable",
> -		.read = quad8_count_preset_enable_read,
> -		.write = quad8_count_preset_enable_write
> -	}
> +static const enum counter_count_mode quad8_cnt_modes[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL,
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_RANGE_LIMIT,
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NON_RECYCLE,
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N,
> +};
> +
> +static DEFINE_COUNTER_AVAILABLE(quad8_count_mode_available, quad8_cnt_modes);
> +
> +static DEFINE_COUNTER_ENUM(quad8_error_noise_enum, quad8_noise_error_states);
> +
> +static struct counter_comp quad8_count_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(quad8_count_ceiling_read,
> +			     quad8_count_ceiling_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_FLOOR(quad8_count_floor_read, NULL),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE(quad8_count_mode_read, quad8_count_mode_write,
> +				quad8_count_mode_available),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_DIRECTION(quad8_direction_read),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(quad8_count_enable_read, quad8_count_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_ENUM("error_noise", quad8_error_noise_get, NULL,
> +				quad8_error_noise_enum),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_PRESET(quad8_count_preset_read, quad8_count_preset_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_PRESET_ENABLE(quad8_count_preset_enable_read,
> +				   quad8_count_preset_enable_write),
>  };
>  
>  #define QUAD8_COUNT(_id, _cntname) {					\
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/Makefile b/drivers/counter/Makefile
> index 19742e6f5e3e..1ab7e087fdc2 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/counter/Makefile
> @@ -4,6 +4,7 @@
>  #
>  
>  obj-$(CONFIG_COUNTER) += counter.o
> +counter-y := counter-core.o counter-sysfs.o
>  
>  obj-$(CONFIG_104_QUAD_8)	+= 104-quad-8.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_INTERRUPT_CNT)		+= interrupt-cnt.o
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/counter-core.c b/drivers/counter/counter-core.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..c533a6ff12cf
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/counter/counter-core.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,142 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +/*
> + * Generic Counter interface
> + * Copyright (C) 2020 William Breathitt Gray
> + */
> +#include <linux/counter.h>
> +#include <linux/device.h>
> +#include <linux/export.h>
> +#include <linux/gfp.h>
> +#include <linux/idr.h>
> +#include <linux/init.h>
> +#include <linux/module.h>
> +
> +#include "counter-sysfs.h"
> +
> +/* Provides a unique ID for each counter device */
> +static DEFINE_IDA(counter_ida);
> +
> +static void counter_device_release(struct device *dev)
> +{
> +	ida_free(&counter_ida, dev->id);
> +}
> +
> +static struct device_type counter_device_type = {
> +	.name = "counter_device",
> +	.release = counter_device_release,
> +};
> +
> +static struct bus_type counter_bus_type = {
> +	.name = "counter",
> +	.dev_name = "counter",
> +};
> +
> +/**
> + * counter_register - register Counter to the system
> + * @counter:	pointer to Counter to register
> + *
> + * This function registers a Counter to the system. A sysfs "counter" directory
> + * will be created and populated with sysfs attributes correlating with the
> + * Counter Signals, Synapses, and Counts respectively.
> + */
> +int counter_register(struct counter_device *const counter)
> +{
> +	struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +	int id;
> +	int err;
> +
> +	/* Acquire unique ID */
> +	id = ida_alloc(&counter_ida, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (id < 0)
> +		return id;
> +
> +	/* Configure device structure for Counter */
> +	dev->id = id;
> +	dev->type = &counter_device_type;
> +	dev->bus = &counter_bus_type;
> +	if (counter->parent) {
> +		dev->parent = counter->parent;
> +		dev->of_node = counter->parent->of_node;
> +	}
> +	device_initialize(dev);
> +	dev_set_drvdata(dev, counter);
> +
> +	/* Add Counter sysfs attributes */
> +	err = counter_sysfs_add(counter);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		goto err_free_id;
> +
> +	/* Add device to system */
> +	err = device_add(dev);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		goto err_free_id;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +
> +err_free_id:
> +	put_device(dev);
> +	return err;
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_register);
> +
> +/**
> + * counter_unregister - unregister Counter from the system
> + * @counter:	pointer to Counter to unregister
> + *
> + * The Counter is unregistered from the system.
> + */
> +void counter_unregister(struct counter_device *const counter)
> +{
> +	if (!counter)
> +		return;
> +
> +	device_unregister(&counter->dev);
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_unregister);
> +
> +static void devm_counter_release(void *counter)
> +{
> +	counter_unregister(counter);
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * devm_counter_register - Resource-managed counter_register
> + * @dev:	device to allocate counter_device for
> + * @counter:	pointer to Counter to register
> + *
> + * Managed counter_register. The Counter registered with this function is
> + * automatically unregistered on driver detach. This function calls
> + * counter_register internally. Refer to that function for more information.
> + *
> + * RETURNS:
> + * 0 on success, negative error number on failure.
> + */
> +int devm_counter_register(struct device *dev,
> +			  struct counter_device *const counter)
> +{
> +	int err;
> +
> +	err = counter_register(counter);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	return devm_add_action_or_reset(dev, devm_counter_release, counter);
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devm_counter_register);
> +
> +static int __init counter_init(void)
> +{
> +	return bus_register(&counter_bus_type);
> +}
> +
> +static void __exit counter_exit(void)
> +{
> +	bus_unregister(&counter_bus_type);
> +}
> +
> +subsys_initcall(counter_init);
> +module_exit(counter_exit);
> +
> +MODULE_AUTHOR("William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>");
> +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Generic Counter interface");
> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.c b/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..108cbd838eb9
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,849 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +/*
> + * Generic Counter sysfs interface
> + * Copyright (C) 2020 William Breathitt Gray
> + */
> +#include <linux/counter.h>
> +#include <linux/device.h>
> +#include <linux/err.h>
> +#include <linux/gfp.h>
> +#include <linux/kernel.h>
> +#include <linux/kstrtox.h>
> +#include <linux/list.h>
> +#include <linux/string.h>
> +#include <linux/sysfs.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
> +
> +#include "counter-sysfs.h"
> +
> +/**
> + * struct counter_attribute - Counter sysfs attribute
> + * @dev_attr:	device attribute for sysfs
> + * @l:		node to add Counter attribute to attribute group list
> + * @comp:	Counter component callbacks and data
> + * @scope:	Counter scope of the attribute
> + * @parent:	pointer to the parent component
> + */
> +struct counter_attribute {
> +	struct device_attribute dev_attr;
> +	struct list_head l;
> +
> +	struct counter_comp comp;
> +	enum counter_scope scope;
> +	void *parent;
> +};
> +
> +#define to_counter_attribute(_dev_attr) \
> +	container_of(_dev_attr, struct counter_attribute, dev_attr)
> +
> +/**
> + * struct counter_attribute_group - container for attribute group
> + * @name:	name of the attribute group
> + * @attr_list:	list to keep track of created attributes
> + * @num_attr:	number of attributes
> + */
> +struct counter_attribute_group {
> +	const char *name;
> +	struct list_head attr_list;
> +	size_t num_attr;
> +};
> +
> +static const char *const counter_function_str[] = {
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE] = "increase",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE] = "decrease",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION] = "pulse-direction",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A] = "quadrature x1 a",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_B] = "quadrature x1 b",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A] = "quadrature x2 a",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B] = "quadrature x2 b",
> +	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4] = "quadrature x4"
> +};
> +
> +static const char *const counter_signal_value_str[] = {
> +	[COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_LOW] = "low",
> +	[COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_HIGH] = "high"
> +};
> +
> +static const char *const counter_synapse_action_str[] = {
> +	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = "none",
> +	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = "rising edge",
> +	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE] = "falling edge",
> +	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] = "both edges"
> +};
> +
> +static const char *const counter_count_direction_str[] = {
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD] = "forward",
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD] = "backward"
> +};
> +
> +static const char *const counter_count_mode_str[] = {
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL] = "normal",
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_RANGE_LIMIT] = "range limit",
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NON_RECYCLE] = "non-recycle",
> +	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N] = "modulo-n"
> +};
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u8_show(struct device *dev,
> +				    struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	int err;
> +	u8 data = 0;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u8_read(counter, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u8_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		err = a->comp.count_u8_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	if (a->comp.type == COUNTER_COMP_BOOL)
> +		/* data should already be boolean but ensure just to be safe */
> +		data = !!data;
> +
> +	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", (unsigned int)data);
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u8_store(struct device *dev,
> +				     struct device_attribute *attr,
> +				     const char *buf, size_t len)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	int err;
> +	bool bool_data = 0;
> +	u8 data = 0;
> +
> +	if (a->comp.type == COUNTER_COMP_BOOL) {
> +		err = kstrtobool(buf, &bool_data);
> +		data = bool_data;
> +	} else
> +		err = kstrtou8(buf, 0, &data);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u8_write(counter, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u8_write(counter, a->parent, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		err = a->comp.count_u8_write(counter, a->parent, data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	return len;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u32_show(struct device *dev,
> +				     struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	const struct counter_available *const avail = a->comp.priv;
> +	int err;
> +	u32 data = 0;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u32_read(counter, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u32_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		if (a->comp.type == COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION)
> +			err = a->comp.action_read(counter, a->parent,
> +						  a->comp.priv, &data);
> +		else
> +			err = a->comp.count_u32_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	switch (a->comp.type) {
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", counter_function_str[data]);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_LEVEL:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", counter_signal_value_str[data]);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", counter_synapse_action_str[data]);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_ENUM:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", avail->strs[data]);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_DIRECTION:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", counter_count_direction_str[data]);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE:
> +		return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", counter_count_mode_str[data]);
> +	default:
> +		return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", (unsigned int)data);
> +	}
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_find_enum(u32 *const enum_item, const u32 *const enums,
> +			     const size_t num_enums, const char *const buf,
> +			     const char *const string_array[])
> +{
> +	size_t index;
> +
> +	for (index = 0; index < num_enums; index++) {
> +		*enum_item = enums[index];
> +		if (sysfs_streq(buf, string_array[*enum_item]))
> +			return 0;
> +	}
> +
> +	return -EINVAL;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u32_store(struct device *dev,
> +				      struct device_attribute *attr,
> +				      const char *buf, size_t len)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	struct counter_count *const count = a->parent;
> +	struct counter_synapse *const synapse = a->comp.priv;
> +	const struct counter_available *const avail = a->comp.priv;
> +	int err;
> +	u32 data = 0;
> +
> +	switch (a->comp.type) {
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION:
> +		err = counter_find_enum(&data, count->functions_list,
> +					count->num_functions, buf,
> +					counter_function_str);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION:
> +		err = counter_find_enum(&data, synapse->actions_list,
> +					synapse->num_actions, buf,
> +					counter_synapse_action_str);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_ENUM:
> +		err = __sysfs_match_string(avail->strs, avail->num_items, buf);
> +		data = err;
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE:
> +		err = counter_find_enum(&data, avail->enums, avail->num_items,
> +					buf, counter_count_mode_str);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		err = kstrtou32(buf, 0, &data);
> +		break;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u32_write(counter, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u32_write(counter, a->parent, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		if (a->comp.type == COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION)
> +			err = a->comp.action_write(counter, count, synapse,
> +						   data);
> +		else
> +			err = a->comp.count_u32_write(counter, count, data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	return len;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u64_show(struct device *dev,
> +				     struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	int err;
> +	u64 data = 0;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u64_read(counter, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u64_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		err = a->comp.count_u64_read(counter, a->parent, &data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	return sprintf(buf, "%llu\n", (unsigned long long)data);
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_u64_store(struct device *dev,
> +				      struct device_attribute *attr,
> +				      const char *buf, size_t len)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> +	int err;
> +	u64 data = 0;
> +
> +	err = kstrtou64(buf, 0, &data);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	switch (a->scope) {
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE:
> +		err = a->comp.device_u64_write(counter, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL:
> +		err = a->comp.signal_u64_write(counter, a->parent, data);
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT:
> +		err = a->comp.count_u64_write(counter, a->parent, data);
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	return len;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t enums_available_show(const u32 *const enums,
> +				    const size_t num_enums,
> +				    const char *const strs[], char *buf)
> +{
> +	size_t len = 0;
> +	size_t index;
> +
> +	for (index = 0; index < num_enums; index++)
> +		len += sysfs_emit_at(buf, len, "%s\n", strs[enums[index]]);
> +
> +	return len;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t strs_available_show(const struct counter_available *const avail,
> +				   char *buf)
> +{
> +	size_t len = 0;
> +	size_t index;
> +
> +	for (index = 0; index < avail->num_items; index++)
> +		len += sysfs_emit_at(buf, len, "%s\n", avail->strs[index]);
> +
> +	return len;
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_available_show(struct device *dev,
> +					   struct device_attribute *attr,
> +					   char *buf)
> +{
> +	const struct counter_attribute *const a = to_counter_attribute(attr);
> +	const struct counter_count *const count = a->parent;
> +	const struct counter_synapse *const synapse = a->comp.priv;
> +	const struct counter_available *const avail = a->comp.priv;
> +
> +	switch (a->comp.type) {
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION:
> +		return enums_available_show(count->functions_list,
> +					    count->num_functions,
> +					    counter_function_str, buf);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION:
> +		return enums_available_show(synapse->actions_list,
> +					    synapse->num_actions,
> +					    counter_synapse_action_str, buf);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_ENUM:
> +		return strs_available_show(avail, buf);
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE:
> +		return enums_available_show(avail->enums, avail->num_items,
> +					    counter_count_mode_str, buf);
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_avail_attr_create(struct device *const dev,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const group,
> +	const struct counter_comp *const comp, void *const parent)
> +{
> +	struct counter_attribute *counter_attr;
> +	struct device_attribute *dev_attr;
> +
> +	counter_attr = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*counter_attr), GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!counter_attr)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Configure Counter attribute */
> +	counter_attr->comp.type = comp->type;
> +	counter_attr->comp.priv = comp->priv;
> +	counter_attr->parent = parent;
> +
> +	/* Initialize sysfs attribute */
> +	dev_attr = &counter_attr->dev_attr;
> +	sysfs_attr_init(&dev_attr->attr);
> +
> +	/* Configure device attribute */
> +	dev_attr->attr.name = devm_kasprintf(dev, GFP_KERNEL, "%s_available",
> +					     comp->name);
> +	if (!dev_attr->attr.name)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +	dev_attr->attr.mode = 0444;
> +	dev_attr->show = counter_comp_available_show;
> +
> +	/* Store list node */
> +	list_add(&counter_attr->l, &group->attr_list);
> +	group->num_attr++;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_attr_create(struct device *const dev,
> +			       struct counter_attribute_group *const group,
> +			       const struct counter_comp *const comp,
> +			       const enum counter_scope scope,
> +			       void *const parent)
> +{
> +	struct counter_attribute *counter_attr;
> +	struct device_attribute *dev_attr;
> +
> +	counter_attr = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*counter_attr), GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!counter_attr)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Configure Counter attribute */
> +	counter_attr->comp = *comp;
> +	counter_attr->scope = scope;
> +	counter_attr->parent = parent;
> +
> +	/* Configure device attribute */
> +	dev_attr = &counter_attr->dev_attr;
> +	sysfs_attr_init(&dev_attr->attr);
> +	dev_attr->attr.name = comp->name;
> +	switch (comp->type) {
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_U8:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_BOOL:
> +		if (comp->device_u8_read) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0444;
> +			dev_attr->show = counter_comp_u8_show;
> +		}
> +		if (comp->device_u8_write) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0200;
> +			dev_attr->store = counter_comp_u8_store;
> +		}
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_LEVEL:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_ENUM:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_DIRECTION:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE:
> +		if (comp->device_u32_read) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0444;
> +			dev_attr->show = counter_comp_u32_show;
> +		}
> +		if (comp->device_u32_write) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0200;
> +			dev_attr->store = counter_comp_u32_store;
> +		}
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_U64:
> +		if (comp->device_u64_read) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0444;
> +			dev_attr->show = counter_comp_u64_show;
> +		}
> +		if (comp->device_u64_write) {
> +			dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0200;
> +			dev_attr->store = counter_comp_u64_store;
> +		}
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
> +
> +	/* Store list node */
> +	list_add(&counter_attr->l, &group->attr_list);
> +	group->num_attr++;
> +
> +	/* Create "*_available" attribute if needed */
> +	switch (comp->type) {
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_ENUM:
> +	case COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE:
> +		return counter_avail_attr_create(dev, group, comp, parent);
> +	default:
> +		return 0;
> +	}
> +}
> +
> +static ssize_t counter_comp_name_show(struct device *dev,
> +				      struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> +	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%s\n", to_counter_attribute(attr)->comp.name);
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_name_attr_create(struct device *const dev,
> +				    struct counter_attribute_group *const group,
> +				    const char *const name)
> +{
> +	struct counter_attribute *counter_attr;
> +
> +	counter_attr = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*counter_attr), GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!counter_attr)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Configure Counter attribute */
> +	counter_attr->comp.name = name;
> +
> +	/* Configure device attribute */
> +	sysfs_attr_init(&counter_attr->dev_attr.attr);
> +	counter_attr->dev_attr.attr.name = "name";
> +	counter_attr->dev_attr.attr.mode = 0444;
> +	counter_attr->dev_attr.show = counter_comp_name_show;
> +
> +	/* Store list node */
> +	list_add(&counter_attr->l, &group->attr_list);
> +	group->num_attr++;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static struct counter_comp counter_signal_comp = {
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_LEVEL,
> +	.name = "signal",
> +};
> +
> +static int counter_signal_attrs_create(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const cattr_group,
> +	struct counter_signal *const signal)
> +{
> +	const enum counter_scope scope = COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL;
> +	struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +	int err;
> +	struct counter_comp comp;
> +	size_t i;
> +
> +	/* Create main Signal attribute */
> +	comp = counter_signal_comp;
> +	comp.signal_u32_read = counter->ops->signal_read;
> +	err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, &comp, scope, signal);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create Signal name attribute */
> +	err = counter_name_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, signal->name);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> +	for (i = 0; i < signal->num_ext; i++) {
> +		err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, signal->ext + i,
> +					  scope, signal);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_sysfs_signals_add(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const groups)
> +{
> +	size_t i;
> +	int err;
> +
> +	/* Add each Signal */
> +	for (i = 0; i < counter->num_signals; i++) {
> +		/* Generate Signal attribute directory name */
> +		groups[i].name = devm_kasprintf(&counter->dev, GFP_KERNEL,
> +						"signal%zu", i);
> +		if (!groups[i].name)
> +			return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +		/* Create all attributes associated with Signal */
> +		err = counter_signal_attrs_create(counter, groups + i,
> +						  counter->signals + i);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_sysfs_synapses_add(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const group,
> +	struct counter_count *const count)
> +{
> +	size_t i;
> +
> +	/* Add each Synapse */
> +	for (i = 0; i < count->num_synapses; i++) {
> +		struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +		struct counter_synapse *synapse;
> +		size_t id;
> +		struct counter_comp comp;
> +		int err;
> +
> +		synapse = count->synapses + i;
> +
> +		/* Generate Synapse action name */
> +		id = synapse->signal - counter->signals;
> +		comp.name = devm_kasprintf(dev, GFP_KERNEL, "signal%zu_action",
> +					   id);
> +		if (!comp.name)
> +			return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +		/* Create action attribute */
> +		comp.type = COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION;
> +		comp.action_read = counter->ops->action_read;
> +		comp.action_write = counter->ops->action_write;
> +		comp.priv = synapse;
> +		err = counter_attr_create(dev, group, &comp,
> +					  COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT, count);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static struct counter_comp counter_count_comp =
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64("count", NULL, NULL);
> +
> +static struct counter_comp counter_function_comp = {
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION,
> +	.name = "function",
> +};
> +
> +static int counter_count_attrs_create(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const cattr_group,
> +	struct counter_count *const count)
> +{
> +	const enum counter_scope scope = COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT;
> +	struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +	int err;
> +	struct counter_comp comp;
> +	size_t i;
> +
> +	/* Create main Count attribute */
> +	comp = counter_count_comp;
> +	comp.count_u64_read = counter->ops->count_read;
> +	comp.count_u64_write = counter->ops->count_write;
> +	err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, &comp, scope, count);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create Count name attribute */
> +	err = counter_name_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, count->name);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create Count function attribute */
> +	comp = counter_function_comp;
> +	comp.count_u32_read = counter->ops->function_read;
> +	comp.count_u32_write = counter->ops->function_write;
> +	err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, &comp, scope, count);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> +	for (i = 0; i < count->num_ext; i++) {
> +		err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, count->ext + i,
> +					  scope, count);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_sysfs_counts_add(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *const groups)
> +{
> +	size_t i;
> +	struct counter_count *count;
> +	int err;
> +
> +	/* Add each Count */
> +	for (i = 0; i < counter->num_counts; i++) {
> +		count = counter->counts + i;
> +
> +		/* Generate Count attribute directory name */
> +		groups[i].name = devm_kasprintf(&counter->dev, GFP_KERNEL,
> +						"count%zu", i);
> +		if (!groups[i].name)
> +			return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +		/* Add sysfs attributes of the Synapses */
> +		err = counter_sysfs_synapses_add(counter, groups + i, count);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +
> +		/* Create all attributes associated with Count */
> +		err = counter_count_attrs_create(counter, groups + i, count);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_num_signals_read(struct counter_device *counter, u8 *val)
> +{
> +	*val = counter->num_signals;
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int counter_num_counts_read(struct counter_device *counter, u8 *val)
> +{
> +	*val = counter->num_counts;
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static struct counter_comp counter_num_signals_comp =
> +	COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_U8("num_signals", counter_num_signals_read, NULL);
> +
> +static struct counter_comp counter_num_counts_comp =
> +	COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_U8("num_counts", counter_num_counts_read, NULL);
> +
> +static int counter_sysfs_attr_add(struct counter_device *const counter,
> +				  struct counter_attribute_group *cattr_group)
> +{
> +	const enum counter_scope scope = COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE;
> +	struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +	int err;
> +	size_t i;
> +
> +	/* Add Signals sysfs attributes */
> +	err = counter_sysfs_signals_add(counter, cattr_group);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +	cattr_group += counter->num_signals;
> +
> +	/* Add Counts sysfs attributes */
> +	err = counter_sysfs_counts_add(counter, cattr_group);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +	cattr_group += counter->num_counts;
> +
> +	/* Create name attribute */
> +	err = counter_name_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, counter->name);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create num_signals attribute */
> +	err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, &counter_num_signals_comp,
> +				  scope, NULL);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create num_counts attribute */
> +	err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, &counter_num_counts_comp,
> +				  scope, NULL);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> +	for (i = 0; i < counter->num_ext; i++) {
> +		err = counter_attr_create(dev, cattr_group, counter->ext + i,
> +					  scope, NULL);
> +		if (err < 0)
> +			return err;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * counter_sysfs_add - Adds Counter sysfs attributes to the device structure
> + * @counter:	Pointer to the Counter device structure
> + *
> + * Counter sysfs attributes are created and added to the respective device
> + * structure for later registration to the system. Resource-managed memory
> + * allocation is performed by this function, and this memory should be freed
> + * when no longer needed (automatically by a device_unregister call, or
> + * manually by a devres_release_all call).
> + */
> +int counter_sysfs_add(struct counter_device *const counter)
> +{
> +	struct device *const dev = &counter->dev;
> +	const size_t num_groups = counter->num_signals + counter->num_counts + 1;
> +	struct counter_attribute_group *cattr_groups;
> +	size_t i, j;
> +	int err;
> +	struct attribute_group *groups;
> +	struct counter_attribute *p;
> +
> +	/* Allocate space for attribute groups (signals, counts, and ext) */
> +	cattr_groups = devm_kcalloc(dev, num_groups, sizeof(*cattr_groups),
> +				    GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!cattr_groups)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Initialize attribute lists */
> +	for (i = 0; i < num_groups; i++)
> +		INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cattr_groups[i].attr_list);
> +
> +	/* Add Counter device sysfs attributes */
> +	err = counter_sysfs_attr_add(counter, cattr_groups);
> +	if (err < 0)
> +		return err;
> +
> +	/* Allocate attribute group pointers for association with device */
> +	dev->groups = devm_kcalloc(dev, num_groups + 1, sizeof(*dev->groups),
> +				   GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!dev->groups)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Allocate space for attribute groups */
> +	groups = devm_kcalloc(dev, num_groups, sizeof(*groups), GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!groups)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	/* Prepare each group of attributes for association */
> +	for (i = 0; i < num_groups; i++) {
> +		groups[i].name = cattr_groups[i].name;
> +
> +		/* Allocate space for attribute pointers */
> +		groups[i].attrs = devm_kcalloc(dev,
> +					       cattr_groups[i].num_attr + 1,
> +					       sizeof(*groups[i].attrs),
> +					       GFP_KERNEL);
> +		if (!groups[i].attrs)
> +			return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +		/* Add attribute pointers to attribute group */
> +		j = 0;
> +		list_for_each_entry(p, &cattr_groups[i].attr_list, l)
> +			groups[i].attrs[j++] = &p->dev_attr.attr;
> +
> +		/* Associate attribute group */
> +		dev->groups[i] = &groups[i];
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.h b/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..14fe566aca0e
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/counter/counter-sysfs.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,13 @@
> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> +/*
> + * Counter sysfs interface
> + * Copyright (C) 2020 William Breathitt Gray
> + */
> +#ifndef _COUNTER_SYSFS_H_
> +#define _COUNTER_SYSFS_H_
> +
> +#include <linux/counter.h>
> +
> +int counter_sysfs_add(struct counter_device *const counter);
> +
> +#endif /* _COUNTER_SYSFS_H_ */
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/counter.c b/drivers/counter/counter.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index de921e8a3f72..000000000000
> --- a/drivers/counter/counter.c
> +++ /dev/null
> @@ -1,1496 +0,0 @@
> -// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> -/*
> - * Generic Counter interface
> - * Copyright (C) 2018 William Breathitt Gray
> - */
> -#include <linux/counter.h>
> -#include <linux/device.h>
> -#include <linux/err.h>
> -#include <linux/export.h>
> -#include <linux/fs.h>
> -#include <linux/gfp.h>
> -#include <linux/idr.h>
> -#include <linux/init.h>
> -#include <linux/kernel.h>
> -#include <linux/list.h>
> -#include <linux/module.h>
> -#include <linux/printk.h>
> -#include <linux/slab.h>
> -#include <linux/string.h>
> -#include <linux/sysfs.h>
> -#include <linux/types.h>
> -
> -const char *const counter_count_direction_str[2] = {
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD] = "forward",
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD] = "backward"
> -};
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_count_direction_str);
> -
> -const char *const counter_count_mode_str[4] = {
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL] = "normal",
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_RANGE_LIMIT] = "range limit",
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NON_RECYCLE] = "non-recycle",
> -	[COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N] = "modulo-n"
> -};
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_count_mode_str);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				 struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv,
> -				 char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_signal_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	int err;
> -	size_t index;
> -
> -	if (!e->get)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	err = e->get(counter, signal, &index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	if (index >= e->num_items)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", e->items[index]);
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_signal_enum_read);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				  struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv,
> -				  const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_signal_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	ssize_t index;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	if (!e->set)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	index = __sysfs_match_string(e->items, e->num_items, buf);
> -	if (index < 0)
> -		return index;
> -
> -	err = e->set(counter, signal, index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_signal_enum_write);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					   struct counter_signal *signal,
> -					   void *priv, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_signal_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	size_t i;
> -	size_t len = 0;
> -
> -	if (!e->num_items)
> -		return 0;
> -
> -	for (i = 0; i < e->num_items; i++)
> -		len += sprintf(buf + len, "%s\n", e->items[i]);
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_signal_enum_available_read);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count, void *priv,
> -				char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_count_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	int err;
> -	size_t index;
> -
> -	if (!e->get)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	err = e->get(counter, count, &index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	if (index >= e->num_items)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", e->items[index]);
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_count_enum_read);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				 struct counter_count *count, void *priv,
> -				 const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_count_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	ssize_t index;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	if (!e->set)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	index = __sysfs_match_string(e->items, e->num_items, buf);
> -	if (index < 0)
> -		return index;
> -
> -	err = e->set(counter, count, index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_count_enum_write);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					  struct counter_count *count,
> -					  void *priv, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_count_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	size_t i;
> -	size_t len = 0;
> -
> -	if (!e->num_items)
> -		return 0;
> -
> -	for (i = 0; i < e->num_items; i++)
> -		len += sprintf(buf + len, "%s\n", e->items[i]);
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_count_enum_available_read);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv,
> -				 char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	int err;
> -	size_t index;
> -
> -	if (!e->get)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	err = e->get(counter, &index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	if (index >= e->num_items)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", e->items[index]);
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_device_enum_read);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv,
> -				  const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	ssize_t index;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	if (!e->set)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	index = __sysfs_match_string(e->items, e->num_items, buf);
> -	if (index < 0)
> -		return index;
> -
> -	err = e->set(counter, index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_device_enum_write);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					   void *priv, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_enum_ext *const e = priv;
> -	size_t i;
> -	size_t len = 0;
> -
> -	if (!e->num_items)
> -		return 0;
> -
> -	for (i = 0; i < e->num_items; i++)
> -		len += sprintf(buf + len, "%s\n", e->items[i]);
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_device_enum_available_read);
> -
> -struct counter_attr_parm {
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *group;
> -	const char *prefix;
> -	const char *name;
> -	ssize_t (*show)(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr,
> -			char *buf);
> -	ssize_t (*store)(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr,
> -			 const char *buf, size_t len);
> -	void *component;
> -};
> -
> -struct counter_device_attr {
> -	struct device_attribute dev_attr;
> -	struct list_head l;
> -	void *component;
> -};
> -
> -static int counter_attribute_create(const struct counter_attr_parm *const parm)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device_attr *counter_attr;
> -	struct device_attribute *dev_attr;
> -	int err;
> -	struct list_head *const attr_list = &parm->group->attr_list;
> -
> -	/* Allocate a Counter device attribute */
> -	counter_attr = kzalloc(sizeof(*counter_attr), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!counter_attr)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	dev_attr = &counter_attr->dev_attr;
> -
> -	sysfs_attr_init(&dev_attr->attr);
> -
> -	/* Configure device attribute */
> -	dev_attr->attr.name = kasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, "%s%s", parm->prefix,
> -					parm->name);
> -	if (!dev_attr->attr.name) {
> -		err = -ENOMEM;
> -		goto err_free_counter_attr;
> -	}
> -	if (parm->show) {
> -		dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0444;
> -		dev_attr->show = parm->show;
> -	}
> -	if (parm->store) {
> -		dev_attr->attr.mode |= 0200;
> -		dev_attr->store = parm->store;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Store associated Counter component with attribute */
> -	counter_attr->component = parm->component;
> -
> -	/* Keep track of the attribute for later cleanup */
> -	list_add(&counter_attr->l, attr_list);
> -	parm->group->num_attr++;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_counter_attr:
> -	kfree(counter_attr);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -#define to_counter_attr(_dev_attr) \
> -	container_of(_dev_attr, struct counter_device_attr, dev_attr)
> -
> -struct counter_signal_unit {
> -	struct counter_signal *signal;
> -};
> -
> -static const char *const counter_signal_level_str[] = {
> -	[COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_LOW] = "low",
> -	[COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_HIGH] = "high"
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_signal_show(struct device *dev,
> -				   struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_signal_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_signal *const signal = component->signal;
> -	int err;
> -	enum counter_signal_level level;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->signal_read(counter, signal, &level);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", counter_signal_level_str[level]);
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_name_unit {
> -	const char *name;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_device_attr_name_show(struct device *dev,
> -					     struct device_attribute *attr,
> -					     char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_name_unit *const comp = to_counter_attr(attr)->component;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", comp->name);
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_name_attribute_create(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	const char *const name)
> -{
> -	struct counter_name_unit *name_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Skip if no name */
> -	if (!name)
> -		return 0;
> -
> -	/* Allocate name attribute component */
> -	name_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*name_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!name_comp)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	name_comp->name = name;
> -
> -	/* Allocate Signal name attribute */
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = "name";
> -	parm.show = counter_device_attr_name_show;
> -	parm.store = NULL;
> -	parm.component = name_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_name_comp;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_name_comp:
> -	kfree(name_comp);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_signal_ext_unit {
> -	struct counter_signal *signal;
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext *ext;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_signal_ext_show(struct device *dev,
> -				       struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext_unit *const comp = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext *const ext = comp->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->read(dev_get_drvdata(dev), comp->signal, ext->priv, buf);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_signal_ext_store(struct device *dev,
> -					struct device_attribute *attr,
> -					const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext_unit *const comp = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext *const ext = comp->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->write(dev_get_drvdata(dev), comp->signal, ext->priv, buf,
> -		len);
> -}
> -
> -static void counter_device_attr_list_free(struct list_head *attr_list)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device_attr *p, *n;
> -
> -	list_for_each_entry_safe(p, n, attr_list, l) {
> -		/* free attribute name and associated component memory */
> -		kfree(p->dev_attr.attr.name);
> -		kfree(p->component);
> -		list_del(&p->l);
> -		kfree(p);
> -	}
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_signal_ext_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	struct counter_signal *const signal)
> -{
> -	const size_t num_ext = signal->num_ext;
> -	size_t i;
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext *ext;
> -	struct counter_signal_ext_unit *signal_ext_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> -	for (i = 0 ; i < num_ext; i++) {
> -		ext = signal->ext + i;
> -
> -		/* Allocate signal_ext attribute component */
> -		signal_ext_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*signal_ext_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!signal_ext_comp) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -		signal_ext_comp->signal = signal;
> -		signal_ext_comp->ext = ext;
> -
> -		/* Allocate a Counter device attribute */
> -		parm.group = group;
> -		parm.prefix = "";
> -		parm.name = ext->name;
> -		parm.show = (ext->read) ? counter_signal_ext_show : NULL;
> -		parm.store = (ext->write) ? counter_signal_ext_store : NULL;
> -		parm.component = signal_ext_comp;
> -		err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -		if (err) {
> -			kfree(signal_ext_comp);
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_signal_attributes_create(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	const struct counter_device *const counter,
> -	struct counter_signal *const signal)
> -{
> -	struct counter_signal_unit *signal_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Allocate Signal attribute component */
> -	signal_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*signal_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!signal_comp)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	signal_comp->signal = signal;
> -
> -	/* Create main Signal attribute */
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = "signal";
> -	parm.show = (counter->ops->signal_read) ? counter_signal_show : NULL;
> -	parm.store = NULL;
> -	parm.component = signal_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err) {
> -		kfree(signal_comp);
> -		return err;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Create Signal name attribute */
> -	err = counter_name_attribute_create(group, signal->name);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	/* Register Signal extension attributes */
> -	err = counter_signal_ext_register(group, signal);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_signals_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const groups_list,
> -	const struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	const size_t num_signals = counter->num_signals;
> -	size_t i;
> -	struct counter_signal *signal;
> -	const char *name;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Register each Signal */
> -	for (i = 0; i < num_signals; i++) {
> -		signal = counter->signals + i;
> -
> -		/* Generate Signal attribute directory name */
> -		name = kasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, "signal%d", signal->id);
> -		if (!name) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_groups;
> -		}
> -		groups_list[i].attr_group.name = name;
> -
> -		/* Create all attributes associated with Signal */
> -		err = counter_signal_attributes_create(groups_list + i, counter,
> -						       signal);
> -		if (err)
> -			goto err_free_attr_groups;
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_groups:
> -	do {
> -		kfree(groups_list[i].attr_group.name);
> -		counter_device_attr_list_free(&groups_list[i].attr_list);
> -	} while (i--);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static const char *const counter_synapse_action_str[] = {
> -	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = "none",
> -	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = "rising edge",
> -	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE] = "falling edge",
> -	[COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] = "both edges"
> -};
> -
> -struct counter_action_unit {
> -	struct counter_synapse *synapse;
> -	struct counter_count *count;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_action_show(struct device *dev,
> -				   struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	const struct counter_action_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -	struct counter_synapse *const synapse = component->synapse;
> -	size_t action_index;
> -	enum counter_synapse_action action;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->action_get(counter, count, synapse, &action_index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	synapse->action = action_index;
> -
> -	action = synapse->actions_list[action_index];
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", counter_synapse_action_str[action]);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_action_store(struct device *dev,
> -				    struct device_attribute *attr,
> -				    const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_action_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_synapse *const synapse = component->synapse;
> -	size_t action_index;
> -	const size_t num_actions = synapse->num_actions;
> -	enum counter_synapse_action action;
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -
> -	/* Find requested action mode */
> -	for (action_index = 0; action_index < num_actions; action_index++) {
> -		action = synapse->actions_list[action_index];
> -		if (sysfs_streq(buf, counter_synapse_action_str[action]))
> -			break;
> -	}
> -	/* If requested action mode not found */
> -	if (action_index >= num_actions)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->action_set(counter, count, synapse, action_index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	synapse->action = action_index;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_action_avail_unit {
> -	const enum counter_synapse_action *actions_list;
> -	size_t num_actions;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_synapse_action_available_show(struct device *dev,
> -	struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_action_avail_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	size_t i;
> -	enum counter_synapse_action action;
> -	ssize_t len = 0;
> -
> -	for (i = 0; i < component->num_actions; i++) {
> -		action = component->actions_list[i];
> -		len += sprintf(buf + len, "%s\n",
> -			       counter_synapse_action_str[action]);
> -	}
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_synapses_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	const struct counter_device *const counter,
> -	struct counter_count *const count, const char *const count_attr_name)
> -{
> -	size_t i;
> -	struct counter_synapse *synapse;
> -	const char *prefix;
> -	struct counter_action_unit *action_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_action_avail_unit *avail_comp;
> -
> -	/* Register each Synapse */
> -	for (i = 0; i < count->num_synapses; i++) {
> -		synapse = count->synapses + i;
> -
> -		/* Generate attribute prefix */
> -		prefix = kasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, "signal%d_",
> -				   synapse->signal->id);
> -		if (!prefix) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -
> -		/* Allocate action attribute component */
> -		action_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*action_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!action_comp) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_prefix;
> -		}
> -		action_comp->synapse = synapse;
> -		action_comp->count = count;
> -
> -		/* Create action attribute */
> -		parm.group = group;
> -		parm.prefix = prefix;
> -		parm.name = "action";
> -		parm.show = (counter->ops->action_get) ? counter_action_show : NULL;
> -		parm.store = (counter->ops->action_set) ? counter_action_store : NULL;
> -		parm.component = action_comp;
> -		err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -		if (err) {
> -			kfree(action_comp);
> -			goto err_free_prefix;
> -		}
> -
> -		/* Allocate action available attribute component */
> -		avail_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*avail_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!avail_comp) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_prefix;
> -		}
> -		avail_comp->actions_list = synapse->actions_list;
> -		avail_comp->num_actions = synapse->num_actions;
> -
> -		/* Create action_available attribute */
> -		parm.group = group;
> -		parm.prefix = prefix;
> -		parm.name = "action_available";
> -		parm.show = counter_synapse_action_available_show;
> -		parm.store = NULL;
> -		parm.component = avail_comp;
> -		err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -		if (err) {
> -			kfree(avail_comp);
> -			goto err_free_prefix;
> -		}
> -
> -		kfree(prefix);
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_prefix:
> -	kfree(prefix);
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_count_unit {
> -	struct counter_count *count;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_count_show(struct device *dev,
> -				  struct device_attribute *attr,
> -				  char *buf)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -	int err;
> -	unsigned long val;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->count_read(counter, count, &val);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%lu\n", val);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_count_store(struct device *dev,
> -				   struct device_attribute *attr,
> -				   const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -	int err;
> -	unsigned long val;
> -
> -	err = kstrtoul(buf, 0, &val);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->count_write(counter, count, val);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -
> -static const char *const counter_function_str[] = {
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE] = "increase",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE] = "decrease",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION] = "pulse-direction",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A] = "quadrature x1 a",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_B] = "quadrature x1 b",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A] = "quadrature x2 a",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B] = "quadrature x2 b",
> -	[COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4] = "quadrature x4"
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_function_show(struct device *dev,
> -				     struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -	size_t func_index;
> -	enum counter_function function;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->function_get(counter, count, &func_index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	count->function = func_index;
> -
> -	function = count->functions_list[func_index];
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", counter_function_str[function]);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_function_store(struct device *dev,
> -				      struct device_attribute *attr,
> -				      const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	struct counter_count *const count = component->count;
> -	const size_t num_functions = count->num_functions;
> -	size_t func_index;
> -	enum counter_function function;
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -
> -	/* Find requested Count function mode */
> -	for (func_index = 0; func_index < num_functions; func_index++) {
> -		function = count->functions_list[func_index];
> -		if (sysfs_streq(buf, counter_function_str[function]))
> -			break;
> -	}
> -	/* Return error if requested Count function mode not found */
> -	if (func_index >= num_functions)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
> -	err = counter->ops->function_set(counter, count, func_index);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	count->function = func_index;
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_count_ext_unit {
> -	struct counter_count *count;
> -	const struct counter_count_ext *ext;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_count_ext_show(struct device *dev,
> -				      struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_ext_unit *const comp = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_count_ext *const ext = comp->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->read(dev_get_drvdata(dev), comp->count, ext->priv, buf);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_count_ext_store(struct device *dev,
> -				       struct device_attribute *attr,
> -				       const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_count_ext_unit *const comp = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_count_ext *const ext = comp->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->write(dev_get_drvdata(dev), comp->count, ext->priv, buf,
> -		len);
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_count_ext_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	struct counter_count *const count)
> -{
> -	size_t i;
> -	const struct counter_count_ext *ext;
> -	struct counter_count_ext_unit *count_ext_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> -	for (i = 0 ; i < count->num_ext; i++) {
> -		ext = count->ext + i;
> -
> -		/* Allocate count_ext attribute component */
> -		count_ext_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*count_ext_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!count_ext_comp) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -		count_ext_comp->count = count;
> -		count_ext_comp->ext = ext;
> -
> -		/* Allocate count_ext attribute */
> -		parm.group = group;
> -		parm.prefix = "";
> -		parm.name = ext->name;
> -		parm.show = (ext->read) ? counter_count_ext_show : NULL;
> -		parm.store = (ext->write) ? counter_count_ext_store : NULL;
> -		parm.component = count_ext_comp;
> -		err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -		if (err) {
> -			kfree(count_ext_comp);
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_func_avail_unit {
> -	const enum counter_function *functions_list;
> -	size_t num_functions;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_function_available_show(struct device *dev,
> -	struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_func_avail_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	const enum counter_function *const func_list = component->functions_list;
> -	const size_t num_functions = component->num_functions;
> -	size_t i;
> -	enum counter_function function;
> -	ssize_t len = 0;
> -
> -	for (i = 0; i < num_functions; i++) {
> -		function = func_list[i];
> -		len += sprintf(buf + len, "%s\n",
> -			       counter_function_str[function]);
> -	}
> -
> -	return len;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_count_attributes_create(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	const struct counter_device *const counter,
> -	struct counter_count *const count)
> -{
> -	struct counter_count_unit *count_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_count_unit *func_comp;
> -	struct counter_func_avail_unit *avail_comp;
> -
> -	/* Allocate count attribute component */
> -	count_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*count_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!count_comp)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	count_comp->count = count;
> -
> -	/* Create main Count attribute */
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = "count";
> -	parm.show = (counter->ops->count_read) ? counter_count_show : NULL;
> -	parm.store = (counter->ops->count_write) ? counter_count_store : NULL;
> -	parm.component = count_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err) {
> -		kfree(count_comp);
> -		return err;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Allocate function attribute component */
> -	func_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*func_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!func_comp) {
> -		err = -ENOMEM;
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -	}
> -	func_comp->count = count;
> -
> -	/* Create Count function attribute */
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = "function";
> -	parm.show = (counter->ops->function_get) ? counter_function_show : NULL;
> -	parm.store = (counter->ops->function_set) ? counter_function_store : NULL;
> -	parm.component = func_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err) {
> -		kfree(func_comp);
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Allocate function available attribute component */
> -	avail_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*avail_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!avail_comp) {
> -		err = -ENOMEM;
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -	}
> -	avail_comp->functions_list = count->functions_list;
> -	avail_comp->num_functions = count->num_functions;
> -
> -	/* Create Count function_available attribute */
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = "function_available";
> -	parm.show = counter_function_available_show;
> -	parm.store = NULL;
> -	parm.component = avail_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err) {
> -		kfree(avail_comp);
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Create Count name attribute */
> -	err = counter_name_attribute_create(group, count->name);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	/* Register Count extension attributes */
> -	err = counter_count_ext_register(group, count);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_counts_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const groups_list,
> -	const struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	size_t i;
> -	struct counter_count *count;
> -	const char *name;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Register each Count */
> -	for (i = 0; i < counter->num_counts; i++) {
> -		count = counter->counts + i;
> -
> -		/* Generate Count attribute directory name */
> -		name = kasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, "count%d", count->id);
> -		if (!name) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_groups;
> -		}
> -		groups_list[i].attr_group.name = name;
> -
> -		/* Register the Synapses associated with each Count */
> -		err = counter_synapses_register(groups_list + i, counter, count,
> -						name);
> -		if (err)
> -			goto err_free_attr_groups;
> -
> -		/* Create all attributes associated with Count */
> -		err = counter_count_attributes_create(groups_list + i, counter,
> -						      count);
> -		if (err)
> -			goto err_free_attr_groups;
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_groups:
> -	do {
> -		kfree(groups_list[i].attr_group.name);
> -		counter_device_attr_list_free(&groups_list[i].attr_list);
> -	} while (i--);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_size_unit {
> -	size_t size;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_device_attr_size_show(struct device *dev,
> -					     struct device_attribute *attr,
> -					     char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_size_unit *const comp = to_counter_attr(attr)->component;
> -
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%zu\n", comp->size);
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_size_attribute_create(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	const size_t size, const char *const name)
> -{
> -	struct counter_size_unit *size_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Allocate size attribute component */
> -	size_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*size_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!size_comp)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	size_comp->size = size;
> -
> -	parm.group = group;
> -	parm.prefix = "";
> -	parm.name = name;
> -	parm.show = counter_device_attr_size_show;
> -	parm.store = NULL;
> -	parm.component = size_comp;
> -	err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_size_comp;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_size_comp:
> -	kfree(size_comp);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -struct counter_ext_unit {
> -	const struct counter_device_ext *ext;
> -};
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_device_ext_show(struct device *dev,
> -				       struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_ext_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_device_ext *const ext = component->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->read(dev_get_drvdata(dev), ext->priv, buf);
> -}
> -
> -static ssize_t counter_device_ext_store(struct device *dev,
> -					struct device_attribute *attr,
> -					const char *buf, size_t len)
> -{
> -	const struct counter_device_attr *const devattr = to_counter_attr(attr);
> -	const struct counter_ext_unit *const component = devattr->component;
> -	const struct counter_device_ext *const ext = component->ext;
> -
> -	return ext->write(dev_get_drvdata(dev), ext->priv, buf, len);
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_device_ext_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	size_t i;
> -	struct counter_ext_unit *ext_comp;
> -	struct counter_attr_parm parm;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Create an attribute for each extension */
> -	for (i = 0 ; i < counter->num_ext; i++) {
> -		/* Allocate extension attribute component */
> -		ext_comp = kmalloc(sizeof(*ext_comp), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!ext_comp) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -
> -		ext_comp->ext = counter->ext + i;
> -
> -		/* Allocate extension attribute */
> -		parm.group = group;
> -		parm.prefix = "";
> -		parm.name = counter->ext[i].name;
> -		parm.show = (counter->ext[i].read) ? counter_device_ext_show : NULL;
> -		parm.store = (counter->ext[i].write) ? counter_device_ext_store : NULL;
> -		parm.component = ext_comp;
> -		err = counter_attribute_create(&parm);
> -		if (err) {
> -			kfree(ext_comp);
> -			goto err_free_attr_list;
> -		}
> -	}
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_global_attr_register(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const group,
> -	struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Create name attribute */
> -	err = counter_name_attribute_create(group, counter->name);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
> -
> -	/* Create num_counts attribute */
> -	err = counter_size_attribute_create(group, counter->num_counts,
> -					    "num_counts");
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	/* Create num_signals attribute */
> -	err = counter_size_attribute_create(group, counter->num_signals,
> -					    "num_signals");
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	/* Register Counter device extension attributes */
> -	err = counter_device_ext_register(group, counter);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_attr_list;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_attr_list:
> -	counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static void counter_device_groups_list_free(
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *const groups_list,
> -	const size_t num_groups)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *group;
> -	size_t i;
> -
> -	/* loop through all attribute groups (signals, counts, global, etc.) */
> -	for (i = 0; i < num_groups; i++) {
> -		group = groups_list + i;
> -
> -		/* free all attribute group and associated attributes memory */
> -		kfree(group->attr_group.name);
> -		kfree(group->attr_group.attrs);
> -		counter_device_attr_list_free(&group->attr_list);
> -	}
> -
> -	kfree(groups_list);
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_device_groups_list_prepare(
> -	struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	const size_t total_num_groups =
> -		counter->num_signals + counter->num_counts + 1;
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *groups_list;
> -	size_t i;
> -	int err;
> -	size_t num_groups = 0;
> -
> -	/* Allocate space for attribute groups (signals, counts, and ext) */
> -	groups_list = kcalloc(total_num_groups, sizeof(*groups_list),
> -			      GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!groups_list)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -
> -	/* Initialize attribute lists */
> -	for (i = 0; i < total_num_groups; i++)
> -		INIT_LIST_HEAD(&groups_list[i].attr_list);
> -
> -	/* Register Signals */
> -	err = counter_signals_register(groups_list, counter);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_groups_list;
> -	num_groups += counter->num_signals;
> -
> -	/* Register Counts and respective Synapses */
> -	err = counter_counts_register(groups_list + num_groups, counter);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_groups_list;
> -	num_groups += counter->num_counts;
> -
> -	/* Register Counter global attributes */
> -	err = counter_global_attr_register(groups_list + num_groups, counter);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_groups_list;
> -	num_groups++;
> -
> -	/* Store groups_list in device_state */
> -	counter->device_state->groups_list = groups_list;
> -	counter->device_state->num_groups = num_groups;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_groups_list:
> -	counter_device_groups_list_free(groups_list, num_groups);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -static int counter_device_groups_prepare(
> -	struct counter_device_state *const device_state)
> -{
> -	size_t i, j;
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *group;
> -	int err;
> -	struct counter_device_attr *p;
> -
> -	/* Allocate attribute groups for association with device */
> -	device_state->groups = kcalloc(device_state->num_groups + 1,
> -				       sizeof(*device_state->groups),
> -				       GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!device_state->groups)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -
> -	/* Prepare each group of attributes for association */
> -	for (i = 0; i < device_state->num_groups; i++) {
> -		group = device_state->groups_list + i;
> -
> -		/* Allocate space for attribute pointers in attribute group */
> -		group->attr_group.attrs = kcalloc(group->num_attr + 1,
> -			sizeof(*group->attr_group.attrs), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!group->attr_group.attrs) {
> -			err = -ENOMEM;
> -			goto err_free_groups;
> -		}
> -
> -		/* Add attribute pointers to attribute group */
> -		j = 0;
> -		list_for_each_entry(p, &group->attr_list, l)
> -			group->attr_group.attrs[j++] = &p->dev_attr.attr;
> -
> -		/* Group attributes in attribute group */
> -		device_state->groups[i] = &group->attr_group;
> -	}
> -	/* Associate attributes with device */
> -	device_state->dev.groups = device_state->groups;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_groups:
> -	do {
> -		group = device_state->groups_list + i;
> -		kfree(group->attr_group.attrs);
> -		group->attr_group.attrs = NULL;
> -	} while (i--);
> -	kfree(device_state->groups);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -
> -/* Provides a unique ID for each counter device */
> -static DEFINE_IDA(counter_ida);
> -
> -static void counter_device_release(struct device *dev)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device *const counter = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> -	struct counter_device_state *const device_state = counter->device_state;
> -
> -	kfree(device_state->groups);
> -	counter_device_groups_list_free(device_state->groups_list,
> -					device_state->num_groups);
> -	ida_simple_remove(&counter_ida, device_state->id);
> -	kfree(device_state);
> -}
> -
> -static struct device_type counter_device_type = {
> -	.name = "counter_device",
> -	.release = counter_device_release
> -};
> -
> -static struct bus_type counter_bus_type = {
> -	.name = "counter"
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * counter_register - register Counter to the system
> - * @counter:	pointer to Counter to register
> - *
> - * This function registers a Counter to the system. A sysfs "counter" directory
> - * will be created and populated with sysfs attributes correlating with the
> - * Counter Signals, Synapses, and Counts respectively.
> - */
> -int counter_register(struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device_state *device_state;
> -	int err;
> -
> -	/* Allocate internal state container for Counter device */
> -	device_state = kzalloc(sizeof(*device_state), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!device_state)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -	counter->device_state = device_state;
> -
> -	/* Acquire unique ID */
> -	device_state->id = ida_simple_get(&counter_ida, 0, 0, GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (device_state->id < 0) {
> -		err = device_state->id;
> -		goto err_free_device_state;
> -	}
> -
> -	/* Configure device structure for Counter */
> -	device_state->dev.type = &counter_device_type;
> -	device_state->dev.bus = &counter_bus_type;
> -	if (counter->parent) {
> -		device_state->dev.parent = counter->parent;
> -		device_state->dev.of_node = counter->parent->of_node;
> -	}
> -	dev_set_name(&device_state->dev, "counter%d", device_state->id);
> -	device_initialize(&device_state->dev);
> -	dev_set_drvdata(&device_state->dev, counter);
> -
> -	/* Prepare device attributes */
> -	err = counter_device_groups_list_prepare(counter);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_id;
> -
> -	/* Organize device attributes to groups and match to device */
> -	err = counter_device_groups_prepare(device_state);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_groups_list;
> -
> -	/* Add device to system */
> -	err = device_add(&device_state->dev);
> -	if (err)
> -		goto err_free_groups;
> -
> -	return 0;
> -
> -err_free_groups:
> -	kfree(device_state->groups);
> -err_free_groups_list:
> -	counter_device_groups_list_free(device_state->groups_list,
> -					device_state->num_groups);
> -err_free_id:
> -	ida_simple_remove(&counter_ida, device_state->id);
> -err_free_device_state:
> -	kfree(device_state);
> -	return err;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_register);
> -
> -/**
> - * counter_unregister - unregister Counter from the system
> - * @counter:	pointer to Counter to unregister
> - *
> - * The Counter is unregistered from the system; all allocated memory is freed.
> - */
> -void counter_unregister(struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	if (counter)
> -		device_del(&counter->device_state->dev);
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(counter_unregister);
> -
> -static void devm_counter_unreg(struct device *dev, void *res)
> -{
> -	counter_unregister(*(struct counter_device **)res);
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * devm_counter_register - Resource-managed counter_register
> - * @dev:	device to allocate counter_device for
> - * @counter:	pointer to Counter to register
> - *
> - * Managed counter_register. The Counter registered with this function is
> - * automatically unregistered on driver detach. This function calls
> - * counter_register internally. Refer to that function for more information.
> - *
> - * If an Counter registered with this function needs to be unregistered
> - * separately, devm_counter_unregister must be used.
> - *
> - * RETURNS:
> - * 0 on success, negative error number on failure.
> - */
> -int devm_counter_register(struct device *dev,
> -			  struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device **ptr;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ptr = devres_alloc(devm_counter_unreg, sizeof(*ptr), GFP_KERNEL);
> -	if (!ptr)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -
> -	ret = counter_register(counter);
> -	if (!ret) {
> -		*ptr = counter;
> -		devres_add(dev, ptr);
> -	} else {
> -		devres_free(ptr);
> -	}
> -
> -	return ret;
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devm_counter_register);
> -
> -static int devm_counter_match(struct device *dev, void *res, void *data)
> -{
> -	struct counter_device **r = res;
> -
> -	if (!r || !*r) {
> -		WARN_ON(!r || !*r);
> -		return 0;
> -	}
> -
> -	return *r == data;
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * devm_counter_unregister - Resource-managed counter_unregister
> - * @dev:	device this counter_device belongs to
> - * @counter:	pointer to Counter associated with the device
> - *
> - * Unregister Counter registered with devm_counter_register.
> - */
> -void devm_counter_unregister(struct device *dev,
> -			     struct counter_device *const counter)
> -{
> -	int rc;
> -
> -	rc = devres_release(dev, devm_counter_unreg, devm_counter_match,
> -			    counter);
> -	WARN_ON(rc);
> -}
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devm_counter_unregister);
> -
> -static int __init counter_init(void)
> -{
> -	return bus_register(&counter_bus_type);
> -}
> -
> -static void __exit counter_exit(void)
> -{
> -	bus_unregister(&counter_bus_type);
> -}
> -
> -subsys_initcall(counter_init);
> -module_exit(counter_exit);
> -
> -MODULE_AUTHOR("William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>");
> -MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Generic Counter interface");
> -MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/ftm-quaddec.c b/drivers/counter/ftm-quaddec.c
> index 53c15f84909b..5ef0478709cd 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/ftm-quaddec.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/ftm-quaddec.c
> @@ -14,6 +14,7 @@
>  #include <linux/mutex.h>
>  #include <linux/counter.h>
>  #include <linux/bitfield.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
>  
>  #define FTM_FIELD_UPDATE(ftm, offset, mask, val)			\
>  	({								\
> @@ -115,8 +116,7 @@ static void ftm_quaddec_disable(void *ftm)
>  }
>  
>  static int ftm_quaddec_get_prescaler(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				     struct counter_count *count,
> -				     size_t *cnt_mode)
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u32 *cnt_mode)
>  {
>  	struct ftm_quaddec *ftm = counter->priv;
>  	uint32_t scflags;
> @@ -129,8 +129,7 @@ static int ftm_quaddec_get_prescaler(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int ftm_quaddec_set_prescaler(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				     struct counter_count *count,
> -				     size_t cnt_mode)
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u32 cnt_mode)
>  {
>  	struct ftm_quaddec *ftm = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -151,33 +150,17 @@ static const char * const ftm_quaddec_prescaler[] = {
>  	"1", "2", "4", "8", "16", "32", "64", "128"
>  };
>  
> -static struct counter_count_enum_ext ftm_quaddec_prescaler_enum = {
> -	.items = ftm_quaddec_prescaler,
> -	.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(ftm_quaddec_prescaler),
> -	.get = ftm_quaddec_get_prescaler,
> -	.set = ftm_quaddec_set_prescaler
> -};
> -
> -enum ftm_quaddec_synapse_action {
> -	FTM_QUADDEC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action ftm_quaddec_synapse_actions[] = {
> -	[FTM_QUADDEC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] =
>  	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
>  };
>  
> -enum ftm_quaddec_count_function {
> -	FTM_QUADDEC_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1,
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_function ftm_quaddec_count_functions[] = {
> -	[FTM_QUADDEC_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4
>  };
>  
>  static int ftm_quaddec_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  				  struct counter_count *count,
> -				  unsigned long *val)
> +				  u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct ftm_quaddec *const ftm = counter->priv;
>  	uint32_t cntval;
> @@ -191,7 +174,7 @@ static int ftm_quaddec_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  static int ftm_quaddec_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  				   struct counter_count *count,
> -				   const unsigned long val)
> +				   const u64 val)
>  {
>  	struct ftm_quaddec *const ftm = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -205,21 +188,21 @@ static int ftm_quaddec_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int ftm_quaddec_count_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					  struct counter_count *count,
> -					  size_t *function)
> +static int ftm_quaddec_count_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					   struct counter_count *count,
> +					   enum counter_function *function)
>  {
> -	*function = FTM_QUADDEC_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1;
> +	*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int ftm_quaddec_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				  struct counter_count *count,
> -				  struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				  size_t *action)
> +static int ftm_quaddec_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count,
> +				   struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				   enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
> -	*action = FTM_QUADDEC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +	*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
> @@ -227,8 +210,8 @@ static int ftm_quaddec_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  static const struct counter_ops ftm_quaddec_cnt_ops = {
>  	.count_read = ftm_quaddec_count_read,
>  	.count_write = ftm_quaddec_count_write,
> -	.function_get = ftm_quaddec_count_function_get,
> -	.action_get = ftm_quaddec_action_get,
> +	.function_read = ftm_quaddec_count_function_read,
> +	.action_read = ftm_quaddec_action_read,
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_signal ftm_quaddec_signals[] = {
> @@ -255,9 +238,12 @@ static struct counter_synapse ftm_quaddec_count_synapses[] = {
>  	}
>  };
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext ftm_quaddec_count_ext[] = {
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM("prescaler", &ftm_quaddec_prescaler_enum),
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE("prescaler", &ftm_quaddec_prescaler_enum),
> +static DEFINE_COUNTER_ENUM(ftm_quaddec_prescaler_enum, ftm_quaddec_prescaler);
> +
> +static struct counter_comp ftm_quaddec_count_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_ENUM("prescaler", ftm_quaddec_get_prescaler,
> +				ftm_quaddec_set_prescaler,
> +				ftm_quaddec_prescaler_enum),
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_count ftm_quaddec_counts = {
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/intel-qep.c b/drivers/counter/intel-qep.c
> index 8a6847d5fb2b..696f68bc93bc 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/intel-qep.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/intel-qep.c
> @@ -62,13 +62,6 @@
>  
>  #define INTEL_QEP_CLK_PERIOD_NS		10
>  
> -#define INTEL_QEP_COUNTER_EXT_RW(_name)				\
> -{								\
> -	.name = #_name,						\
> -	.read = _name##_read,					\
> -	.write = _name##_write,					\
> -}
> -
>  struct intel_qep {
>  	struct counter_device counter;
>  	struct mutex lock;
> @@ -114,8 +107,7 @@ static void intel_qep_init(struct intel_qep *qep)
>  }
>  
>  static int intel_qep_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count,
> -				unsigned long *val)
> +				struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *const qep = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -130,11 +122,11 @@ static const enum counter_function intel_qep_count_functions[] = {
>  	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
>  };
>  
> -static int intel_qep_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				  struct counter_count *count,
> -				  size_t *function)
> +static int intel_qep_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count,
> +				   enum counter_function *function)
>  {
> -	*function = 0;
> +	*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
> @@ -143,19 +135,19 @@ static const enum counter_synapse_action intel_qep_synapse_actions[] = {
>  	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
>  };
>  
> -static int intel_qep_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count,
> -				struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				size_t *action)
> +static int intel_qep_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				 struct counter_count *count,
> +				 struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				 enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
> -	*action = 0;
> +	*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
>  static const struct counter_ops intel_qep_counter_ops = {
>  	.count_read = intel_qep_count_read,
> -	.function_get = intel_qep_function_get,
> -	.action_get = intel_qep_action_get,
> +	.function_read = intel_qep_function_read,
> +	.action_read = intel_qep_action_read,
>  };
>  
>  #define INTEL_QEP_SIGNAL(_id, _name) {				\
> @@ -181,31 +173,27 @@ static struct counter_synapse intel_qep_count_synapses[] = {
>  	INTEL_QEP_SYNAPSE(2),
>  };
>  
> -static ssize_t ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count,
> -			    void *priv, char *buf)
> +static int intel_qep_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				  struct counter_count *count, u64 *ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
> -	u32 reg;
>  
>  	pm_runtime_get_sync(qep->dev);
> -	reg = intel_qep_readl(qep, INTEL_QEPMAX);
> +	*ceiling = intel_qep_readl(qep, INTEL_QEPMAX);
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
>  
> -	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%u\n", reg);
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			     struct counter_count *count,
> -			     void *priv, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int intel_qep_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count, u64 max)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
> -	u32 max;
> -	int ret;
> +	int ret = 0;
>  
> -	ret = kstrtou32(buf, 0, &max);
> -	if (ret < 0)
> -		return ret;
> +	/* Intel QEP ceiling configuration only supports 32-bit values */
> +	if (max != (u32)max)
> +		return -ERANGE;
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&qep->lock);
>  	if (qep->enabled) {
> @@ -216,34 +204,28 @@ static ssize_t ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	pm_runtime_get_sync(qep->dev);
>  	intel_qep_writel(qep, INTEL_QEPMAX, max);
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
> -	ret = len;
>  
>  out:
>  	mutex_unlock(&qep->lock);
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			   struct counter_count *count,
> -			   void *priv, char *buf)
> +static int intel_qep_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				 struct counter_count *count, u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%u\n", qep->enabled);
> +	*enable = qep->enabled;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count,
> -			    void *priv, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int intel_qep_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				  struct counter_count *count, u8 val)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
>  	u32 reg;
> -	bool val, changed;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &val);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> +	bool changed;
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&qep->lock);
>  	changed = val ^ qep->enabled;
> @@ -267,12 +249,12 @@ static ssize_t enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  out:
>  	mutex_unlock(&qep->lock);
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t spike_filter_ns_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    void *priv, char *buf)
> +static int intel_qep_spike_filter_ns_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					  struct counter_count *count,
> +					  u64 *length)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
>  	u32 reg;
> @@ -281,26 +263,24 @@ static ssize_t spike_filter_ns_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	reg = intel_qep_readl(qep, INTEL_QEPCON);
>  	if (!(reg & INTEL_QEPCON_FLT_EN)) {
>  		pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
> -		return sysfs_emit(buf, "0\n");
> +		return 0;
>  	}
>  	reg = INTEL_QEPFLT_MAX_COUNT(intel_qep_readl(qep, INTEL_QEPFLT));
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
>  
> -	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%u\n", (reg + 2) * INTEL_QEP_CLK_PERIOD_NS);
> +	*length = (reg + 2) * INTEL_QEP_CLK_PERIOD_NS;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t spike_filter_ns_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				     struct counter_count *count,
> -				     void *priv, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int intel_qep_spike_filter_ns_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					   struct counter_count *count,
> +					   u64 length)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
> -	u32 reg, length;
> +	u32 reg;
>  	bool enable;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtou32(buf, 0, &length);
> -	if (ret < 0)
> -		return ret;
> +	int ret = 0;
>  
>  	/*
>  	 * Spike filter length is (MAX_COUNT + 2) clock periods.
> @@ -336,16 +316,15 @@ static ssize_t spike_filter_ns_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	intel_qep_writel(qep, INTEL_QEPFLT, length);
>  	intel_qep_writel(qep, INTEL_QEPCON, reg);
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
> -	ret = len;
>  
>  out:
>  	mutex_unlock(&qep->lock);
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t preset_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				  struct counter_count *count,
> -				  void *priv, char *buf)
> +static int intel_qep_preset_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count,
> +					u8 *preset_enable)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
>  	u32 reg;
> @@ -353,21 +332,18 @@ static ssize_t preset_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	pm_runtime_get_sync(qep->dev);
>  	reg = intel_qep_readl(qep, INTEL_QEPCON);
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
> -	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%u\n", !(reg & INTEL_QEPCON_COUNT_RST_MODE));
> +
> +	*preset_enable = !(reg & INTEL_QEPCON_COUNT_RST_MODE);
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				   struct counter_count *count,
> -				   void *priv, const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int intel_qep_preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_count *count, u8 val)
>  {
>  	struct intel_qep *qep = counter->priv;
>  	u32 reg;
> -	bool val;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &val);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> +	int ret = 0;
>  
>  	mutex_lock(&qep->lock);
>  	if (qep->enabled) {
> @@ -384,7 +360,6 @@ static ssize_t preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	intel_qep_writel(qep, INTEL_QEPCON, reg);
>  	pm_runtime_put(qep->dev);
> -	ret = len;
>  
>  out:
>  	mutex_unlock(&qep->lock);
> @@ -392,11 +367,14 @@ static ssize_t preset_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext intel_qep_count_ext[] = {
> -	INTEL_QEP_COUNTER_EXT_RW(ceiling),
> -	INTEL_QEP_COUNTER_EXT_RW(enable),
> -	INTEL_QEP_COUNTER_EXT_RW(spike_filter_ns),
> -	INTEL_QEP_COUNTER_EXT_RW(preset_enable)
> +static struct counter_comp intel_qep_count_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(intel_qep_enable_read, intel_qep_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(intel_qep_ceiling_read, intel_qep_ceiling_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_PRESET_ENABLE(intel_qep_preset_enable_read,
> +				   intel_qep_preset_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64("spike_filter_ns",
> +			       intel_qep_spike_filter_ns_read,
> +			       intel_qep_spike_filter_ns_write),
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_count intel_qep_counter_count[] = {
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/interrupt-cnt.c b/drivers/counter/interrupt-cnt.c
> index 1de4243db488..8514a87fcbee 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/interrupt-cnt.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/interrupt-cnt.c
> @@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
>  #include <linux/mod_devicetable.h>
>  #include <linux/module.h>
>  #include <linux/platform_device.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
>  
>  #define INTERRUPT_CNT_NAME "interrupt-cnt"
>  
> @@ -33,30 +34,23 @@ static irqreturn_t interrupt_cnt_isr(int irq, void *dev_id)
>  	return IRQ_HANDLED;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t interrupt_cnt_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					 struct counter_count *count,
> -					 void *private, char *buf)
> +static int interrupt_cnt_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	struct interrupt_cnt_priv *priv = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return sysfs_emit(buf, "%d\n", priv->enabled);
> +	*enable = priv->enabled;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t interrupt_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					  struct counter_count *count,
> -					  void *private, const char *buf,
> -					  size_t len)
> +static int interrupt_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count, u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct interrupt_cnt_priv *priv = counter->priv;
> -	bool enable;
> -	ssize_t ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &enable);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
>  
>  	if (priv->enabled == enable)
> -		return len;
> +		return 0;
>  
>  	if (enable) {
>  		priv->enabled = true;
> @@ -66,33 +60,30 @@ static ssize_t interrupt_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  		priv->enabled = false;
>  	}
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext interrupt_cnt_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name = "enable",
> -		.read = interrupt_cnt_enable_read,
> -		.write = interrupt_cnt_enable_write,
> -	},
> +static struct counter_comp interrupt_cnt_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(interrupt_cnt_enable_read,
> +			    interrupt_cnt_enable_write),
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action interrupt_cnt_synapse_actions[] = {
>  	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
>  };
>  
> -static int interrupt_cnt_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				    size_t *action)
> +static int interrupt_cnt_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count,
> +				     struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				     enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
> -	*action = 0;
> +	*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
>  static int interrupt_cnt_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			      struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val)
> +			      struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct interrupt_cnt_priv *priv = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -102,8 +93,7 @@ static int interrupt_cnt_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int interrupt_cnt_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			       struct counter_count *count,
> -			       const unsigned long val)
> +			       struct counter_count *count, const u64 val)
>  {
>  	struct interrupt_cnt_priv *priv = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -119,11 +109,11 @@ static const enum counter_function interrupt_cnt_functions[] = {
>  	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
>  };
>  
> -static int interrupt_cnt_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      size_t *function)
> +static int interrupt_cnt_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count,
> +				       enum counter_function *function)
>  {
> -	*function = 0;
> +	*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
> @@ -148,10 +138,10 @@ static int interrupt_cnt_signal_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static const struct counter_ops interrupt_cnt_ops = {
> -	.action_get = interrupt_cnt_action_get,
> +	.action_read = interrupt_cnt_action_read,
>  	.count_read = interrupt_cnt_read,
>  	.count_write = interrupt_cnt_write,
> -	.function_get = interrupt_cnt_function_get,
> +	.function_read = interrupt_cnt_function_read,
>  	.signal_read  = interrupt_cnt_signal_read,
>  };
>  
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/microchip-tcb-capture.c b/drivers/counter/microchip-tcb-capture.c
> index 1aa70b9c4833..79e0c84a3b81 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/microchip-tcb-capture.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/microchip-tcb-capture.c
> @@ -32,28 +32,16 @@ struct mchp_tc_data {
>  	bool trig_inverted;
>  };
>  
> -enum mchp_tc_count_function {
> -	MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> -	MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE,
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_function mchp_tc_count_functions[] = {
> -	[MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_INCREASE] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> -	[MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> -};
> -
> -enum mchp_tc_synapse_action {
> -	MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE = 0,
> -	MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGE
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action mchp_tc_synapse_actions[] = {
> -	[MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -	[MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	[MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	[MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_signal mchp_tc_count_signals[] = {
> @@ -80,23 +68,23 @@ static struct counter_synapse mchp_tc_count_synapses[] = {
>  	}
>  };
>  
> -static int mchp_tc_count_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      size_t *function)
> +static int mchp_tc_count_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count,
> +				       enum counter_function *function)
>  {
>  	struct mchp_tc_data *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
>  	if (priv->qdec_mode)
> -		*function = MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  	else
> -		*function = MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int mchp_tc_count_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      size_t function)
> +static int mchp_tc_count_function_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count,
> +					enum counter_function function)
>  {
>  	struct mchp_tc_data *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 bmr, cmr;
> @@ -108,7 +96,7 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	cmr &= ~ATMEL_TC_WAVE;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
>  		priv->qdec_mode = 0;
>  		/* Set highest rate based on whether soc has gclk or not */
>  		bmr &= ~(ATMEL_TC_QDEN | ATMEL_TC_POSEN);
> @@ -120,7 +108,7 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  		cmr |=  ATMEL_TC_CMR_MASK;
>  		cmr &= ~(ATMEL_TC_ABETRG | ATMEL_TC_XC0);
>  		break;
> -	case MCHP_TC_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  		if (!priv->tc_cfg->has_qdec)
>  			return -EINVAL;
>  		/* In QDEC mode settings both channels 0 and 1 are required */
> @@ -176,10 +164,10 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_signal_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int mchp_tc_count_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				    size_t *action)
> +static int mchp_tc_count_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count,
> +				     struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				     enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
>  	struct mchp_tc_data *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cmr;
> @@ -188,26 +176,26 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	switch (cmr & ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG) {
>  	default:
> -		*action = MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  		break;
>  	case ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_RISING:
> -		*action = MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  		break;
>  	case ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_FALLING:
> -		*action = MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE;
>  		break;
>  	case ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_BOTH:
> -		*action = MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGE;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		break;
>  	}
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int mchp_tc_count_action_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				    size_t action)
> +static int mchp_tc_count_action_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count,
> +				      struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				      enum counter_synapse_action action)
>  {
>  	struct mchp_tc_data *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 edge = ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_NONE;
> @@ -217,16 +205,16 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_action_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  		return -EINVAL;
>  
>  	switch (action) {
> -	case MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE:
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE:
>  		edge = ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_NONE;
>  		break;
> -	case MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE:
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE:
>  		edge = ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_RISING;
>  		break;
> -	case MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE:
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE:
>  		edge = ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_FALLING;
>  		break;
> -	case MCHP_TC_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGE:
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES:
>  		edge = ATMEL_TC_ETRGEDG_BOTH;
>  		break;
>  	default:
> @@ -240,8 +228,7 @@ static int mchp_tc_count_action_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int mchp_tc_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			      struct counter_count *count,
> -			      unsigned long *val)
> +			      struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct mchp_tc_data *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cnt;
> @@ -264,12 +251,12 @@ static struct counter_count mchp_tc_counts[] = {
>  };
>  
>  static const struct counter_ops mchp_tc_ops = {
> -	.signal_read  = mchp_tc_count_signal_read,
> -	.count_read   = mchp_tc_count_read,
> -	.function_get = mchp_tc_count_function_get,
> -	.function_set = mchp_tc_count_function_set,
> -	.action_get   = mchp_tc_count_action_get,
> -	.action_set   = mchp_tc_count_action_set
> +	.signal_read    = mchp_tc_count_signal_read,
> +	.count_read     = mchp_tc_count_read,
> +	.function_read  = mchp_tc_count_function_read,
> +	.function_write = mchp_tc_count_function_write,
> +	.action_read    = mchp_tc_count_action_read,
> +	.action_write   = mchp_tc_count_action_write
>  };
>  
>  static const struct atmel_tcb_config tcb_rm9200_config = {
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/stm32-lptimer-cnt.c b/drivers/counter/stm32-lptimer-cnt.c
> index 7367f46c6f91..5168833b1fdf 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/stm32-lptimer-cnt.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/stm32-lptimer-cnt.c
> @@ -17,6 +17,7 @@
>  #include <linux/module.h>
>  #include <linux/pinctrl/consumer.h>
>  #include <linux/platform_device.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
>  
>  struct stm32_lptim_cnt {
>  	struct counter_device counter;
> @@ -107,11 +108,7 @@ static int stm32_lptim_setup(struct stm32_lptim_cnt *priv, int enable)
>  	return regmap_update_bits(priv->regmap, STM32_LPTIM_CFGR, mask, val);
>  }
>  
> -/**
> - * enum stm32_lptim_cnt_function - enumerates LPTimer counter & encoder modes
> - * @STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE: up count on IN1 rising, falling or both edges
> - * @STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE: count on both edges (IN1 & IN2 quadrature)
> - *
> +/*
>   * In non-quadrature mode, device counts up on active edge.
>   * In quadrature mode, encoder counting scenarios are as follows:
>   * +---------+----------+--------------------+--------------------+
> @@ -129,33 +126,20 @@ static int stm32_lptim_setup(struct stm32_lptim_cnt *priv, int enable)
>   * | edges   | Low  ->  |   Up     |   Down  |   Down   |   Up    |
>   * +---------+----------+----------+---------+----------+---------+
>   */
> -enum stm32_lptim_cnt_function {
> -	STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE,
> -	STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE,
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_function stm32_lptim_cnt_functions[] = {
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> -};
> -
> -enum stm32_lptim_synapse_action {
> -	STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_RISING_EDGE,
> -	STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_BOTH_EDGES,
> -	STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action stm32_lptim_cnt_synapse_actions[] = {
> -	/* Index must match with stm32_lptim_cnt_polarity[] (priv->polarity) */
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> -	[STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
>  };
>  
>  static int stm32_lptim_cnt_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val)
> +				struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cnt;
> @@ -170,28 +154,28 @@ static int stm32_lptim_cnt_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					struct counter_count *count,
> -					size_t *function)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_count *count,
> +					 enum counter_function *function)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
>  	if (!priv->quadrature_mode) {
> -		*function = STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
>  		return 0;
>  	}
>  
> -	if (priv->polarity == STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES) {
> -		*function = STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE;
> +	if (priv->polarity == STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_BOTH_EDGES) {
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  		return 0;
>  	}
>  
>  	return -EINVAL;
>  }
>  
> -static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					struct counter_count *count,
> -					size_t function)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					  struct counter_count *count,
> +					  enum counter_function function)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> @@ -199,12 +183,12 @@ static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  		return -EBUSY;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
>  		priv->quadrature_mode = 0;
>  		return 0;
> -	case STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  		priv->quadrature_mode = 1;
> -		priv->polarity = STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +		priv->polarity = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
>  	default:
>  		/* should never reach this path */
> @@ -212,9 +196,9 @@ static int stm32_lptim_cnt_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	}
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					   struct counter_count *count,
> -					   void *private, char *buf)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count,
> +				       u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	int ret;
> @@ -223,22 +207,18 @@ static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		return ret;
>  
> -	return scnprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, "%u\n", ret);
> +	*enable = ret;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					    struct counter_count *count,
> -					    void *private,
> -					    const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count,
> +					u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	bool enable;
>  	int ret;
>  
> -	ret = kstrtobool(buf, &enable);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> -
>  	/* Check nobody uses the timer, or already disabled/enabled */
>  	ret = stm32_lptim_is_enabled(priv);
>  	if ((ret < 0) || (!ret && !enable))
> @@ -254,78 +234,81 @@ static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	if (ret)
>  		return ret;
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					    struct counter_count *count,
> -					    void *private, char *buf)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count,
> +					u64 *ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  
> -	return snprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, "%u\n", priv->ceiling);
> +	*ceiling = priv->ceiling;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					     struct counter_count *count,
> -					     void *private,
> -					     const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_count *count,
> +					 u64 ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	unsigned int ceiling;
> -	int ret;
>  
>  	if (stm32_lptim_is_enabled(priv))
>  		return -EBUSY;
>  
> -	ret = kstrtouint(buf, 0, &ceiling);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> -
>  	if (ceiling > STM32_LPTIM_MAX_ARR)
>  		return -ERANGE;
>  
>  	priv->ceiling = ceiling;
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext stm32_lptim_cnt_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name = "enable",
> -		.read = stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_read,
> -		.write = stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_write
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "ceiling",
> -		.read = stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_read,
> -		.write = stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_write
> -	},
> +static struct counter_comp stm32_lptim_cnt_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_read,
> +			    stm32_lptim_cnt_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_read,
> +			     stm32_lptim_cnt_ceiling_write),
>  };
>  
> -static int stm32_lptim_cnt_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				      size_t *action)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count,
> +				       struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				       enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	size_t function;
> +	enum counter_function function;
>  	int err;
>  
> -	err = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_get(counter, count, &function);
> +	err = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_read(counter, count, &function);
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
>  		/* LP Timer acts as up-counter on input 1 */
> -		if (synapse->signal->id == count->synapses[0].signal->id)
> -			*action = priv->polarity;
> -		else
> -			*action = STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> -		return 0;
> -	case STM32_LPTIM_ENCODER_BOTH_EDGE:
> -		*action = priv->polarity;
> +		if (synapse->signal->id != count->synapses[0].signal->id) {
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			return 0;
> +		}
> +
> +		switch (priv->polarity) {
> +		case STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_RISING_EDGE:
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +			return 0;
> +		case STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_FALLING_EDGE:
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE;
> +			return 0;
> +		case STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_BOTH_EDGES:
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +			return 0;
> +		default:
> +			/* should never reach this path */
> +			return -EINVAL;
> +		}
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
>  	default:
>  		/* should never reach this path */
> @@ -333,43 +316,48 @@ static int stm32_lptim_cnt_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	}
>  }
>  
> -static int stm32_lptim_cnt_action_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -				      size_t action)
> +static int stm32_lptim_cnt_action_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count,
> +					struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +					enum counter_synapse_action action)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_lptim_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	size_t function;
> +	enum counter_function function;
>  	int err;
>  
>  	if (stm32_lptim_is_enabled(priv))
>  		return -EBUSY;
>  
> -	err = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_get(counter, count, &function);
> +	err = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_read(counter, count, &function);
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
>  	/* only set polarity when in counter mode (on input 1) */
> -	if (function == STM32_LPTIM_COUNTER_INCREASE
> -	    && synapse->signal->id == count->synapses[0].signal->id) {
> -		switch (action) {
> -		case STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE:
> -		case STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE:
> -		case STM32_LPTIM_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES:
> -			priv->polarity = action;
> -			return 0;
> -		}
> -	}
> +	if (function != COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE
> +	    || synapse->signal->id != count->synapses[0].signal->id)
> +		return -EINVAL;
>  
> -	return -EINVAL;
> +	switch (action) {
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE:
> +		priv->polarity = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_RISING_EDGE;
> +		return 0;
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE:
> +		priv->polarity = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_FALLING_EDGE;
> +		return 0;
> +	case COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES:
> +		priv->polarity = STM32_LPTIM_CKPOL_BOTH_EDGES;
> +		return 0;
> +	default:
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
>  }
>  
>  static const struct counter_ops stm32_lptim_cnt_ops = {
>  	.count_read = stm32_lptim_cnt_read,
> -	.function_get = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_get,
> -	.function_set = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_set,
> -	.action_get = stm32_lptim_cnt_action_get,
> -	.action_set = stm32_lptim_cnt_action_set,
> +	.function_read = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_read,
> +	.function_write = stm32_lptim_cnt_function_write,
> +	.action_read = stm32_lptim_cnt_action_read,
> +	.action_write = stm32_lptim_cnt_action_write,
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_signal stm32_lptim_cnt_signals[] = {
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/stm32-timer-cnt.c b/drivers/counter/stm32-timer-cnt.c
> index 1fbc46f4ee66..0546e932db0c 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/stm32-timer-cnt.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/stm32-timer-cnt.c
> @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
>  #include <linux/module.h>
>  #include <linux/pinctrl/consumer.h>
>  #include <linux/platform_device.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
>  
>  #define TIM_CCMR_CCXS	(BIT(8) | BIT(0))
>  #define TIM_CCMR_MASK	(TIM_CCMR_CC1S | TIM_CCMR_CC2S | \
> @@ -36,29 +37,15 @@ struct stm32_timer_cnt {
>  	struct stm32_timer_regs bak;
>  };
>  
> -/**
> - * enum stm32_count_function - enumerates stm32 timer counter encoder modes
> - * @STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED: counts on internal clock when CEN=1
> - * @STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1: counts TI1FP1 edges, depending on TI2FP2 level
> - * @STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2: counts TI2FP2 edges, depending on TI1FP1 level
> - * @STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3: counts on both TI1FP1 and TI2FP2 edges
> - */
> -enum stm32_count_function {
> -	STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED,
> -	STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1,
> -	STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2,
> -	STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3,
> -};
> -
>  static const enum counter_function stm32_count_functions[] = {
> -	[STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> -	[STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> -	[STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B,
> -	[STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3] = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
>  };
>  
>  static int stm32_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val)
> +			    struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cnt;
> @@ -70,8 +57,7 @@ static int stm32_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int stm32_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			     struct counter_count *count,
> -			     const unsigned long val)
> +			     struct counter_count *count, const u64 val)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 ceiling;
> @@ -83,9 +69,9 @@ static int stm32_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return regmap_write(priv->regmap, TIM_CNT, val);
>  }
>  
> -static int stm32_count_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    size_t *function)
> +static int stm32_count_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count,
> +				     enum counter_function *function)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 smcr;
> @@ -94,40 +80,40 @@ static int stm32_count_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  
>  	switch (smcr & TIM_SMCR_SMS) {
>  	case TIM_SMCR_SMS_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED:
> -		*function = STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
>  		return 0;
>  	case TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_1:
> -		*function = STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A;
>  		return 0;
>  	case TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_2:
> -		*function = STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B;
>  		return 0;
>  	case TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_3:
> -		*function = STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3;
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
>  		return 0;
>  	default:
>  		return -EINVAL;
>  	}
>  }
>  
> -static int stm32_count_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				    struct counter_count *count,
> -				    size_t function)
> +static int stm32_count_function_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count,
> +				      enum counter_function function)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cr1, sms;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
>  		sms = TIM_SMCR_SMS_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED;
>  		break;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A:
>  		sms = TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_1;
>  		break;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B:
>  		sms = TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_2;
>  		break;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  		sms = TIM_SMCR_SMS_ENCODER_MODE_3;
>  		break;
>  	default:
> @@ -150,44 +136,37 @@ static int stm32_count_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_count_direction_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +static int stm32_count_direction_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  				      struct counter_count *count,
> -				      void *private, char *buf)
> +				      enum counter_count_direction *direction)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	const char *direction;
>  	u32 cr1;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap, TIM_CR1, &cr1);
> -	direction = (cr1 & TIM_CR1_DIR) ? "backward" : "forward";
> +	*direction = (cr1 & TIM_CR1_DIR) ? COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD :
> +		COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD;
>  
> -	return scnprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, "%s\n", direction);
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_count_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					struct counter_count *count,
> -					void *private, char *buf)
> +static int stm32_count_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count, u64 *ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 arr;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap, TIM_ARR, &arr);
>  
> -	return snprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, "%u\n", arr);
> +	*ceiling = arr;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					 struct counter_count *count,
> -					 void *private,
> -					 const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int stm32_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u64 ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	unsigned int ceiling;
> -	int ret;
> -
> -	ret = kstrtouint(buf, 0, &ceiling);
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
>  
>  	if (ceiling > priv->max_arr)
>  		return -ERANGE;
> @@ -196,34 +175,27 @@ static ssize_t stm32_count_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	regmap_update_bits(priv->regmap, TIM_CR1, TIM_CR1_ARPE, 0);
>  	regmap_write(priv->regmap, TIM_ARR, ceiling);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_count_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				       struct counter_count *count,
> -				       void *private, char *buf)
> +static int stm32_count_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count, u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cr1;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap, TIM_CR1, &cr1);
>  
> -	return scnprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, "%d\n", (bool)(cr1 & TIM_CR1_CEN));
> +	*enable = cr1 & TIM_CR1_CEN;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t stm32_count_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					struct counter_count *count,
> -					void *private,
> -					const char *buf, size_t len)
> +static int stm32_count_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count, u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct stm32_timer_cnt *const priv = counter->priv;
> -	int err;
>  	u32 cr1;
> -	bool enable;
> -
> -	err = kstrtobool(buf, &enable);
> -	if (err)
> -		return err;
>  
>  	if (enable) {
>  		regmap_read(priv->regmap, TIM_CR1, &cr1);
> @@ -242,70 +214,55 @@ static ssize_t stm32_count_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	/* Keep enabled state to properly handle low power states */
>  	priv->enabled = enable;
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static const struct counter_count_ext stm32_count_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name = "direction",
> -		.read = stm32_count_direction_read,
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "enable",
> -		.read = stm32_count_enable_read,
> -		.write = stm32_count_enable_write
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name = "ceiling",
> -		.read = stm32_count_ceiling_read,
> -		.write = stm32_count_ceiling_write
> -	},
> -};
> -
> -enum stm32_synapse_action {
> -	STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -	STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
> +static struct counter_comp stm32_count_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_DIRECTION(stm32_count_direction_read),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(stm32_count_enable_read, stm32_count_enable_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(stm32_count_ceiling_read,
> +			     stm32_count_ceiling_write),
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action stm32_synapse_actions[] = {
> -	[STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -	[STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES] = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
>  };
>  
> -static int stm32_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count,
> -			    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> -			    size_t *action)
> +static int stm32_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			     struct counter_count *count,
> +			     struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +			     enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
> -	size_t function;
> +	enum counter_function function;
>  	int err;
>  
> -	err = stm32_count_function_get(counter, count, &function);
> +	err = stm32_count_function_read(counter, count, &function);
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case STM32_COUNT_SLAVE_MODE_DISABLED:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
>  		/* counts on internal clock when CEN=1 */
> -		*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  		return 0;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_1:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A:
>  		/* counts up/down on TI1FP1 edge depending on TI2FP2 level */
>  		if (synapse->signal->id == count->synapses[0].signal->id)
> -			*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		else
> -			*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  		return 0;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_2:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B:
>  		/* counts up/down on TI2FP2 edge depending on TI1FP1 level */
>  		if (synapse->signal->id == count->synapses[1].signal->id)
> -			*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		else
> -			*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  		return 0;
> -	case STM32_COUNT_ENCODER_MODE_3:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  		/* counts up/down on both TI1FP1 and TI2FP2 edges */
> -		*action = STM32_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
>  	default:
>  		return -EINVAL;
> @@ -315,9 +272,9 @@ static int stm32_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  static const struct counter_ops stm32_timer_cnt_ops = {
>  	.count_read = stm32_count_read,
>  	.count_write = stm32_count_write,
> -	.function_get = stm32_count_function_get,
> -	.function_set = stm32_count_function_set,
> -	.action_get = stm32_action_get,
> +	.function_read = stm32_count_function_read,
> +	.function_write = stm32_count_function_write,
> +	.action_read = stm32_action_read,
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_signal stm32_signals[] = {
> diff --git a/drivers/counter/ti-eqep.c b/drivers/counter/ti-eqep.c
> index 94fe58bb3eab..09817c953f9a 100644
> --- a/drivers/counter/ti-eqep.c
> +++ b/drivers/counter/ti-eqep.c
> @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
>  #include <linux/platform_device.h>
>  #include <linux/pm_runtime.h>
>  #include <linux/regmap.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
>  
>  /* 32-bit registers */
>  #define QPOSCNT		0x0
> @@ -73,19 +74,13 @@ enum {
>  };
>  
>  /* Position Counter Input Modes */
> -enum {
> +enum ti_eqep_count_func {
>  	TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_QUAD_COUNT,
>  	TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DIR_COUNT,
>  	TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_UP_COUNT,
>  	TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DOWN_COUNT,
>  };
>  
> -enum {
> -	TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> -	TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> -};
> -
>  struct ti_eqep_cnt {
>  	struct counter_device counter;
>  	struct regmap *regmap32;
> @@ -93,7 +88,7 @@ struct ti_eqep_cnt {
>  };
>  
>  static int ti_eqep_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			      struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val)
> +			      struct counter_count *count, u64 *val)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 cnt;
> @@ -105,7 +100,7 @@ static int ti_eqep_count_read(struct counter_device *counter,
>  }
>  
>  static int ti_eqep_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			       struct counter_count *count, unsigned long val)
> +			       struct counter_count *count, u64 val)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 max;
> @@ -117,64 +112,100 @@ static int ti_eqep_count_write(struct counter_device *counter,
>  	return regmap_write(priv->regmap32, QPOSCNT, val);
>  }
>  
> -static int ti_eqep_function_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count, size_t *function)
> +static int ti_eqep_function_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				 struct counter_count *count,
> +				 enum counter_function *function)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 qdecctl;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap16, QDECCTL, &qdecctl);
> -	*function = (qdecctl & QDECCTL_QSRC) >> QDECCTL_QSRC_SHIFT;
> +
> +	switch ((qdecctl & QDECCTL_QSRC) >> QDECCTL_QSRC_SHIFT) {
> +	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_QUAD_COUNT:
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4;
> +		break;
> +	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DIR_COUNT:
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION;
> +		break;
> +	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_UP_COUNT:
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE;
> +		break;
> +	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DOWN_COUNT:
> +		*function = COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE;
> +		break;
> +	}
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static int ti_eqep_function_set(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count, size_t function)
> +static int ti_eqep_function_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				  struct counter_count *count,
> +				  enum counter_function function)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
> +	enum ti_eqep_count_func qsrc;
> +
> +	switch (function) {
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
> +		qsrc = TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_QUAD_COUNT;
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION:
> +		qsrc = TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DIR_COUNT;
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
> +		qsrc = TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_UP_COUNT;
> +		break;
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE:
> +		qsrc = TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DOWN_COUNT;
> +		break;
> +	default:
> +		/* should never reach this path */
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +	}
>  
>  	return regmap_write_bits(priv->regmap16, QDECCTL, QDECCTL_QSRC,
> -				 function << QDECCTL_QSRC_SHIFT);
> +				 qsrc << QDECCTL_QSRC_SHIFT);
>  }
>  
> -static int ti_eqep_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			      struct counter_count *count,
> -			      struct counter_synapse *synapse, size_t *action)
> +static int ti_eqep_action_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			       struct counter_count *count,
> +			       struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +			       enum counter_synapse_action *action)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
> -	size_t function;
> +	enum counter_function function;
>  	u32 qdecctl;
>  	int err;
>  
> -	err = ti_eqep_function_get(counter, count, &function);
> +	err = ti_eqep_function_read(counter, count, &function);
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
>  	switch (function) {
> -	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_QUAD_COUNT:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4:
>  		/* In quadrature mode, the rising and falling edge of both
>  		 * QEPA and QEPB trigger QCLK.
>  		 */
> -		*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +		*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  		return 0;
> -	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DIR_COUNT:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION:
>  		/* In direction-count mode only rising edge of QEPA is counted
>  		 * and QEPB gives direction.
>  		 */
>  		switch (synapse->signal->id) {
>  		case TI_EQEP_SIGNAL_QEPA:
> -			*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  			return 0;
>  		case TI_EQEP_SIGNAL_QEPB:
> -			*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  			return 0;
>  		default:
>  			/* should never reach this path */
>  			return -EINVAL;
>  		}
> -	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_UP_COUNT:
> -	case TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DOWN_COUNT:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE:
> +	case COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE:
>  		/* In up/down-count modes only QEPA is counted and QEPB is not
>  		 * used.
>  		 */
> @@ -185,12 +216,12 @@ static int ti_eqep_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  				return err;
>  
>  			if (qdecctl & QDECCTL_XCR)
> -				*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
> +				*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES;
>  			else
> -				*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
> +				*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE;
>  			return 0;
>  		case TI_EQEP_SIGNAL_QEPB:
> -			*action = TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
> +			*action = COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE;
>  			return 0;
>  		default:
>  			/* should never reach this path */
> @@ -205,82 +236,67 @@ static int ti_eqep_action_get(struct counter_device *counter,
>  static const struct counter_ops ti_eqep_counter_ops = {
>  	.count_read	= ti_eqep_count_read,
>  	.count_write	= ti_eqep_count_write,
> -	.function_get	= ti_eqep_function_get,
> -	.function_set	= ti_eqep_function_set,
> -	.action_get	= ti_eqep_action_get,
> +	.function_read	= ti_eqep_function_read,
> +	.function_write	= ti_eqep_function_write,
> +	.action_read	= ti_eqep_action_read,
>  };
>  
> -static ssize_t ti_eqep_position_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					     struct counter_count *count,
> -					     void *ext_priv, char *buf)
> +static int ti_eqep_position_ceiling_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_count *count,
> +					 u64 *ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 qposmax;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap32, QPOSMAX, &qposmax);
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", qposmax);
> +	*ceiling = qposmax;
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t ti_eqep_position_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					      struct counter_count *count,
> -					      void *ext_priv, const char *buf,
> -					      size_t len)
> +static int ti_eqep_position_ceiling_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					  struct counter_count *count,
> +					  u64 ceiling)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
> -	int err;
> -	u32 res;
>  
> -	err = kstrtouint(buf, 0, &res);
> -	if (err < 0)
> -		return err;
> +	if (ceiling != (u32)ceiling)
> +		return -ERANGE;
>  
> -	regmap_write(priv->regmap32, QPOSMAX, res);
> +	regmap_write(priv->regmap32, QPOSMAX, ceiling);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t ti_eqep_position_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					    struct counter_count *count,
> -					    void *ext_priv, char *buf)
> +static int ti_eqep_position_enable_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_count *count, u8 *enable)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
>  	u32 qepctl;
>  
>  	regmap_read(priv->regmap16, QEPCTL, &qepctl);
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", !!(qepctl & QEPCTL_PHEN));
> +	*enable = !!(qepctl & QEPCTL_PHEN);
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t ti_eqep_position_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					     struct counter_count *count,
> -					     void *ext_priv, const char *buf,
> -					     size_t len)
> +static int ti_eqep_position_enable_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					 struct counter_count *count, u8 enable)
>  {
>  	struct ti_eqep_cnt *priv = counter->priv;
> -	int err;
> -	bool res;
> -
> -	err = kstrtobool(buf, &res);
> -	if (err < 0)
> -		return err;
>  
> -	regmap_write_bits(priv->regmap16, QEPCTL, QEPCTL_PHEN, res ? -1 : 0);
> +	regmap_write_bits(priv->regmap16, QEPCTL, QEPCTL_PHEN, enable ? -1 : 0);
>  
> -	return len;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static struct counter_count_ext ti_eqep_position_ext[] = {
> -	{
> -		.name	= "ceiling",
> -		.read	= ti_eqep_position_ceiling_read,
> -		.write	= ti_eqep_position_ceiling_write,
> -	},
> -	{
> -		.name	= "enable",
> -		.read	= ti_eqep_position_enable_read,
> -		.write	= ti_eqep_position_enable_write,
> -	},
> +static struct counter_comp ti_eqep_position_ext[] = {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(ti_eqep_position_ceiling_read,
> +			     ti_eqep_position_ceiling_write),
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(ti_eqep_position_enable_read,
> +			    ti_eqep_position_enable_write),
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_signal ti_eqep_signals[] = {
> @@ -295,16 +311,16 @@ static struct counter_signal ti_eqep_signals[] = {
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_function ti_eqep_position_functions[] = {
> -	[TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_QUAD_COUNT]	= COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> -	[TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DIR_COUNT]	= COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> -	[TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_UP_COUNT]	= COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> -	[TI_EQEP_COUNT_FUNC_DOWN_COUNT]	= COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE,
>  };
>  
>  static const enum counter_synapse_action ti_eqep_position_synapse_actions[] = {
> -	[TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES]	= COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> -	[TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE]	= COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	[TI_EQEP_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE]		= COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
>  };
>  
>  static struct counter_synapse ti_eqep_position_synapses[] = {
> diff --git a/include/linux/counter.h b/include/linux/counter.h
> index d16ce2819b48..b69277f5c4c5 100644
> --- a/include/linux/counter.h
> +++ b/include/linux/counter.h
> @@ -6,42 +6,184 @@
>  #ifndef _COUNTER_H_
>  #define _COUNTER_H_
>  
> -#include <linux/counter_enum.h>
>  #include <linux/device.h>
> +#include <linux/kernel.h>
>  #include <linux/types.h>
>  
> +struct counter_device;
> +struct counter_count;
> +struct counter_synapse;
> +struct counter_signal;
> +
> +enum counter_comp_type {
> +	COUNTER_COMP_U8,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_U64,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_BOOL,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_LEVEL,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_FUNCTION,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_SYNAPSE_ACTION,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_ENUM,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_DIRECTION,
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE,
> +};
> +
> +enum counter_scope {
> +	COUNTER_SCOPE_DEVICE,
> +	COUNTER_SCOPE_SIGNAL,
> +	COUNTER_SCOPE_COUNT,
> +};
> +
>  enum counter_count_direction {
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD = 0,
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_FORWARD,
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_DIRECTION_BACKWARD,
>  };
> -extern const char *const counter_count_direction_str[2];
>  
>  enum counter_count_mode {
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL = 0,
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NORMAL,
>  	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_RANGE_LIMIT,
>  	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_NON_RECYCLE,
> -	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N
> +	COUNTER_COUNT_MODE_MODULO_N,
>  };
> -extern const char *const counter_count_mode_str[4];
>  
> -struct counter_device;
> -struct counter_signal;
> +enum counter_function {
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_B,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B,
> +	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4,
> +};
> +
> +enum counter_signal_level {
> +	COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_LOW,
> +	COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_HIGH,
> +};
> +
> +enum counter_synapse_action {
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> +	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES,
> +};
>  
>  /**
> - * struct counter_signal_ext - Counter Signal extensions
> - * @name:	attribute name
> - * @read:	read callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @write:	write callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @priv:	data private to the driver
> + * struct counter_comp - Counter component node
> + * @type:		Counter component data type
> + * @name:		device-specific component name
> + * @priv:		component-relevant data
> + * @action_read		Synapse action mode read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Synapse action mode should be passed back via
> + *			the action parameter.
> + * @device_u8_read	Device u8 component read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Device u8 component should be passed back via
> + *			the val parameter.
> + * @count_u8_read	Count u8 component read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Count u8 component should be passed back via
> + *			the val parameter.
> + * @signal_u8_read	Signal u8 component read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Signal u8 component should be passed back via
> + *			the val parameter.
> + * @device_u32_read	Device u32 component read callback. The read value of
> + *			the respective Device u32 component should be passed
> + *			back via the val parameter.
> + * @count_u32_read	Count u32 component read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Count u32 component should be passed back via
> + *			the val parameter.
> + * @signal_u32_read	Signal u32 component read callback. The read value of
> + *			the respective Signal u32 component should be passed
> + *			back via the val parameter.
> + * @device_u64_read	Device u64 component read callback. The read value of
> + *			the respective Device u64 component should be passed
> + *			back via the val parameter.
> + * @count_u64_read	Count u64 component read callback. The read value of the
> + *			respective Count u64 component should be passed back via
> + *			the val parameter.
> + * @signal_u64_read	Signal u64 component read callback. The read value of
> + *			the respective Signal u64 component should be passed
> + *			back via the val parameter.
> + * @action_write	Synapse action mode write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Synapse action mode is passed via the
> + *			action parameter.
> + * @device_u8_write	Device u8 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Device u8 component is passed via the val
> + *			parameter.
> + * @count_u8_write	Count u8 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Count u8 component is passed via the val
> + *			parameter.
> + * @signal_u8_write	Signal u8 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Signal u8 component is passed via the val
> + *			parameter.
> + * @device_u32_write	Device u32 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Device u32 component is passed via the
> + *			val parameter.
> + * @count_u32_write	Count u32 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Count u32 component is passed via the val
> + *			parameter.
> + * @signal_u32_write	Signal u32 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Signal u32 component is passed via the
> + *			val parameter.
> + * @device_u64_write	Device u64 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Device u64 component is passed via the
> + *			val parameter.
> + * @count_u64_write	Count u64 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Count u64 component is passed via the val
> + *			parameter.
> + * @signal_u64_write	Signal u64 component write callback. The write value of
> + *			the respective Signal u64 component is passed via the
> + *			val parameter.
>   */
> -struct counter_signal_ext {
> +struct counter_comp {
> +	enum counter_comp_type type;
>  	const char *name;
> -	ssize_t (*read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv, char *buf);
> -	ssize_t (*write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			 struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv,
> -			 const char *buf, size_t len);
>  	void *priv;
> +	union {
> +		int (*action_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				   struct counter_count *count,
> +				   struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				   enum counter_synapse_action *action);
> +		int (*device_u8_read)(struct counter_device *counter, u8 *val);
> +		int (*count_u8_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				     struct counter_count *count, u8 *val);
> +		int (*signal_u8_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_signal *signal, u8 *val);
> +		int (*device_u32_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       u32 *val);
> +		int (*count_u32_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count, u32 *val);
> +		int (*signal_u32_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_signal *signal, u32 *val);
> +		int (*device_u64_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       u64 *val);
> +		int (*count_u64_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count, u64 *val);
> +		int (*signal_u64_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_signal *signal, u64 *val);
> +	};
> +	union {
> +		int (*action_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				    struct counter_count *count,
> +				    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +				    enum counter_synapse_action action);
> +		int (*device_u8_write)(struct counter_device *counter, u8 val);
> +		int (*count_u8_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				      struct counter_count *count, u8 val);
> +		int (*signal_u8_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_signal *signal, u8 val);
> +		int (*device_u32_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					u32 val);
> +		int (*count_u32_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count, u32 val);
> +		int (*signal_u32_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_signal *signal, u32 val);
> +		int (*device_u64_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					u64 val);
> +		int (*count_u64_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +				       struct counter_count *count, u64 val);
> +		int (*signal_u64_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +					struct counter_signal *signal, u64 val);
> +	};
>  };
>  
>  /**
> @@ -51,248 +193,52 @@ struct counter_signal_ext {
>   *		as it appears in the datasheet documentation
>   * @ext:	optional array of Counter Signal extensions
>   * @num_ext:	number of Counter Signal extensions specified in @ext
> - * @priv:	optional private data supplied by driver
>   */
>  struct counter_signal {
>  	int id;
>  	const char *name;
>  
> -	const struct counter_signal_ext *ext;
> +	struct counter_comp *ext;
>  	size_t num_ext;
> -
> -	void *priv;
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_signal_enum_ext - Signal enum extension attribute
> - * @items:	Array of strings
> - * @num_items:	Number of items specified in @items
> - * @set:	Set callback function; may be NULL
> - * @get:	Get callback function; may be NULL
> - *
> - * The counter_signal_enum_ext structure can be used to implement enum style
> - * Signal extension attributes. Enum style attributes are those which have a set
> - * of strings that map to unsigned integer values. The Generic Counter Signal
> - * enum extension helper code takes care of mapping between value and string, as
> - * well as generating a "_available" file which contains a list of all available
> - * items. The get callback is used to query the currently active item; the index
> - * of the item within the respective items array is returned via the 'item'
> - * parameter. The set callback is called when the attribute is updated; the
> - * 'item' parameter contains the index of the newly activated item within the
> - * respective items array.
> - */
> -struct counter_signal_enum_ext {
> -	const char * const *items;
> -	size_t num_items;
> -	int (*get)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -		   struct counter_signal *signal, size_t *item);
> -	int (*set)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -		   struct counter_signal *signal, size_t item);
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM() - Initialize Signal enum extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_signal_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * This should usually be used together with COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM_AVAILABLE()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name), \
> -	.read = counter_signal_enum_read, \
> -	.write = counter_signal_enum_write, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM_AVAILABLE() - Initialize Signal enum available extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name ("_available" will be appended to the name)
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_signal_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * Creates a read only attribute that lists all the available enum items in a
> - * newline separated list. This should usually be used together with
> - * COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_SIGNAL_ENUM_AVAILABLE(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name "_available"), \
> -	.read = counter_signal_enum_available_read, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
> -enum counter_synapse_action {
> -	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_NONE = 0,
> -	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_RISING_EDGE,
> -	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_FALLING_EDGE,
> -	COUNTER_SYNAPSE_ACTION_BOTH_EDGES
>  };
>  
>  /**
>   * struct counter_synapse - Counter Synapse node
> - * @action:		index of current action mode
>   * @actions_list:	array of available action modes
>   * @num_actions:	number of action modes specified in @actions_list
>   * @signal:		pointer to associated signal
>   */
>  struct counter_synapse {
> -	size_t action;
>  	const enum counter_synapse_action *actions_list;
>  	size_t num_actions;
>  
>  	struct counter_signal *signal;
>  };
>  
> -struct counter_count;
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_count_ext - Counter Count extension
> - * @name:	attribute name
> - * @read:	read callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @write:	write callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @priv:	data private to the driver
> - */
> -struct counter_count_ext {
> -	const char *name;
> -	ssize_t (*read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			struct counter_count *count, void *priv, char *buf);
> -	ssize_t (*write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			 struct counter_count *count, void *priv,
> -			 const char *buf, size_t len);
> -	void *priv;
> -};
> -
> -enum counter_function {
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_INCREASE = 0,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_DECREASE,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_PULSE_DIRECTION,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_A,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X1_B,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_A,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X2_B,
> -	COUNTER_FUNCTION_QUADRATURE_X4
> -};
> -
>  /**
>   * struct counter_count - Counter Count node
>   * @id:			unique ID used to identify Count
>   * @name:		device-specific Count name; ideally, this should match
>   *			the name as it appears in the datasheet documentation
> - * @function:		index of current function mode
>   * @functions_list:	array available function modes
>   * @num_functions:	number of function modes specified in @functions_list
>   * @synapses:		array of synapses for initialization
>   * @num_synapses:	number of synapses specified in @synapses
>   * @ext:		optional array of Counter Count extensions
>   * @num_ext:		number of Counter Count extensions specified in @ext
> - * @priv:		optional private data supplied by driver
>   */
>  struct counter_count {
>  	int id;
>  	const char *name;
>  
> -	size_t function;
>  	const enum counter_function *functions_list;
>  	size_t num_functions;
>  
>  	struct counter_synapse *synapses;
>  	size_t num_synapses;
>  
> -	const struct counter_count_ext *ext;
> +	struct counter_comp *ext;
>  	size_t num_ext;
> -
> -	void *priv;
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_count_enum_ext - Count enum extension attribute
> - * @items:	Array of strings
> - * @num_items:	Number of items specified in @items
> - * @set:	Set callback function; may be NULL
> - * @get:	Get callback function; may be NULL
> - *
> - * The counter_count_enum_ext structure can be used to implement enum style
> - * Count extension attributes. Enum style attributes are those which have a set
> - * of strings that map to unsigned integer values. The Generic Counter Count
> - * enum extension helper code takes care of mapping between value and string, as
> - * well as generating a "_available" file which contains a list of all available
> - * items. The get callback is used to query the currently active item; the index
> - * of the item within the respective items array is returned via the 'item'
> - * parameter. The set callback is called when the attribute is updated; the
> - * 'item' parameter contains the index of the newly activated item within the
> - * respective items array.
> - */
> -struct counter_count_enum_ext {
> -	const char * const *items;
> -	size_t num_items;
> -	int (*get)(struct counter_device *counter, struct counter_count *count,
> -		   size_t *item);
> -	int (*set)(struct counter_device *counter, struct counter_count *count,
> -		   size_t item);
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM() - Initialize Count enum extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_count_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * This should usually be used together with COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name), \
> -	.read = counter_count_enum_read, \
> -	.write = counter_count_enum_write, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE() - Initialize Count enum available extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name ("_available" will be appended to the name)
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_count_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * Creates a read only attribute that lists all the available enum items in a
> - * newline separated list. This should usually be used together with
> - * COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_COUNT_ENUM_AVAILABLE(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name "_available"), \
> -	.read = counter_count_enum_available_read, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_device_attr_group - internal container for attribute group
> - * @attr_group:	Counter sysfs attributes group
> - * @attr_list:	list to keep track of created Counter sysfs attributes
> - * @num_attr:	number of Counter sysfs attributes
> - */
> -struct counter_device_attr_group {
> -	struct attribute_group attr_group;
> -	struct list_head attr_list;
> -	size_t num_attr;
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_device_state - internal state container for a Counter device
> - * @id:			unique ID used to identify the Counter
> - * @dev:		internal device structure
> - * @groups_list:	attribute groups list (for Signals, Counts, and ext)
> - * @num_groups:		number of attribute groups containers
> - * @groups:		Counter sysfs attribute groups (to populate @dev.groups)
> - */
> -struct counter_device_state {
> -	int id;
> -	struct device dev;
> -	struct counter_device_attr_group *groups_list;
> -	size_t num_groups;
> -	const struct attribute_group **groups;
> -};
> -
> -enum counter_signal_level {
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_LOW,
> -	COUNTER_SIGNAL_LEVEL_HIGH,
>  };
>  
>  /**
> @@ -306,117 +252,47 @@ enum counter_signal_level {
>   * @count_write:	optional write callback for Count attribute. The write
>   *			value for the respective Count is passed in via the val
>   *			parameter.
> - * @function_get:	function to get the current count function mode. Returns
> - *			0 on success and negative error code on error. The index
> - *			of the respective Count's returned function mode should
> - *			be passed back via the function parameter.
> - * @function_set:	function to set the count function mode. function is the
> - *			index of the requested function mode from the respective
> - *			Count's functions_list array.
> - * @action_get:		function to get the current action mode. Returns 0 on
> - *			success and negative error code on error. The index of
> - *			the respective Synapse's returned action mode should be
> - *			passed back via the action parameter.
> - * @action_set:		function to set the action mode. action is the index of
> - *			the requested action mode from the respective Synapse's
> - *			actions_list array.
> + * @function_read:	read callback the Count function modes. The read
> + *			function mode of the respective Count should be passed
> + *			back via the function parameter.
> + * @function_write:	write callback for Count function modes. The function
> + *			mode to write for the respective Count is passed in via
> + *			the function parameter.
> + * @action_read:	read callback the Synapse action modes. The read action
> + *			mode of the respective Synapse should be passed back via
> + *			the action parameter.
> + * @action_write:	write callback for Synapse action modes. The action mode
> + *			to write for the respective Synapse is passed in via the
> + *			action parameter.
>   */
>  struct counter_ops {
>  	int (*signal_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
>  			   struct counter_signal *signal,
>  			   enum counter_signal_level *level);
>  	int (*count_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			  struct counter_count *count, unsigned long *val);
> +			  struct counter_count *count, u64 *value);
>  	int (*count_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			   struct counter_count *count, unsigned long val);
> -	int (*function_get)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count, size_t *function);
> -	int (*function_set)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			    struct counter_count *count, size_t function);
> -	int (*action_get)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			  struct counter_count *count,
> -			  struct counter_synapse *synapse, size_t *action);
> -	int (*action_set)(struct counter_device *counter,
> -			  struct counter_count *count,
> -			  struct counter_synapse *synapse, size_t action);
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * struct counter_device_ext - Counter device extension
> - * @name:	attribute name
> - * @read:	read callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @write:	write callback for this attribute; may be NULL
> - * @priv:	data private to the driver
> - */
> -struct counter_device_ext {
> -	const char *name;
> -	ssize_t (*read)(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv, char *buf);
> -	ssize_t (*write)(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv,
> -			 const char *buf, size_t len);
> -	void *priv;
> +			   struct counter_count *count, u64 value);
> +	int (*function_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			     struct counter_count *count,
> +			     enum counter_function *function);
> +	int (*function_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			      struct counter_count *count,
> +			      enum counter_function function);
> +	int (*action_read)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			   struct counter_count *count,
> +			   struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +			   enum counter_synapse_action *action);
> +	int (*action_write)(struct counter_device *counter,
> +			    struct counter_count *count,
> +			    struct counter_synapse *synapse,
> +			    enum counter_synapse_action action);
>  };
>  
> -/**
> - * struct counter_device_enum_ext - Counter enum extension attribute
> - * @items:	Array of strings
> - * @num_items:	Number of items specified in @items
> - * @set:	Set callback function; may be NULL
> - * @get:	Get callback function; may be NULL
> - *
> - * The counter_device_enum_ext structure can be used to implement enum style
> - * Counter extension attributes. Enum style attributes are those which have a
> - * set of strings that map to unsigned integer values. The Generic Counter enum
> - * extension helper code takes care of mapping between value and string, as well
> - * as generating a "_available" file which contains a list of all available
> - * items. The get callback is used to query the currently active item; the index
> - * of the item within the respective items array is returned via the 'item'
> - * parameter. The set callback is called when the attribute is updated; the
> - * 'item' parameter contains the index of the newly activated item within the
> - * respective items array.
> - */
> -struct counter_device_enum_ext {
> -	const char * const *items;
> -	size_t num_items;
> -	int (*get)(struct counter_device *counter, size_t *item);
> -	int (*set)(struct counter_device *counter, size_t item);
> -};
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM() - Initialize Counter enum extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_device_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * This should usually be used together with COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM_AVAILABLE()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name), \
> -	.read = counter_device_enum_read, \
> -	.write = counter_device_enum_write, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
> -/**
> - * COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM_AVAILABLE() - Initialize Counter enum available extension
> - * @_name:	Attribute name ("_available" will be appended to the name)
> - * @_e:		Pointer to a counter_device_enum_ext structure
> - *
> - * Creates a read only attribute that lists all the available enum items in a
> - * newline separated list. This should usually be used together with
> - * COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM()
> - */
> -#define COUNTER_DEVICE_ENUM_AVAILABLE(_name, _e) \
> -{ \
> -	.name = (_name "_available"), \
> -	.read = counter_device_enum_available_read, \
> -	.priv = (_e) \
> -}
> -
>  /**
>   * struct counter_device - Counter data structure
>   * @name:		name of the device as it appears in the datasheet
>   * @parent:		optional parent device providing the counters
> - * @device_state:	internal device state container
>   * @ops:		callbacks from driver
>   * @signals:		array of Signals
>   * @num_signals:	number of Signals specified in @signals
> @@ -425,11 +301,11 @@ struct counter_device_enum_ext {
>   * @ext:		optional array of Counter device extensions
>   * @num_ext:		number of Counter device extensions specified in @ext
>   * @priv:		optional private data supplied by driver
> + * @dev:		internal device structure
>   */
>  struct counter_device {
>  	const char *name;
>  	struct device *parent;
> -	struct counter_device_state *device_state;
>  
>  	const struct counter_ops *ops;
>  
> @@ -438,17 +314,159 @@ struct counter_device {
>  	struct counter_count *counts;
>  	size_t num_counts;
>  
> -	const struct counter_device_ext *ext;
> +	struct counter_comp *ext;
>  	size_t num_ext;
>  
>  	void *priv;
> +
> +	struct device dev;
>  };
>  
>  int counter_register(struct counter_device *const counter);
>  void counter_unregister(struct counter_device *const counter);
>  int devm_counter_register(struct device *dev,
>  			  struct counter_device *const counter);
> -void devm_counter_unregister(struct device *dev,
> -			     struct counter_device *const counter);
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_U8(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U8, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.device_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.device_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U8(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U8, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.count_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.count_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_U8(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U8, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.signal_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.signal_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_U64(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U64, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.device_u64_read = (_read), \
> +	.device_u64_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U64, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.count_u64_read = (_read), \
> +	.count_u64_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_U64(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_U64, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.signal_u64_read = (_read), \
> +	.signal_u64_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_BOOL(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_BOOL, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.device_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.device_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_BOOL(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_BOOL, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.count_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.count_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_BOOL(_name, _read, _write) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_BOOL, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.signal_u8_read = (_read), \
> +	.signal_u8_write = (_write), \
> +}
> +
> +struct counter_available {
> +	union {
> +		const u32 *enums;
> +		const char *const *strs;
> +	};
> +	size_t num_items;
> +};
> +
> +#define DEFINE_COUNTER_AVAILABLE(_name, _enums) \
> +	struct counter_available _name = { \
> +		.enums = (_enums), \
> +		.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(_enums), \
> +	}
> +
> +#define DEFINE_COUNTER_ENUM(_name, _strs) \
> +	struct counter_available _name = { \
> +		.strs = (_strs), \
> +		.num_items = ARRAY_SIZE(_strs), \
> +	}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_DEVICE_ENUM(_name, _get, _set, _available) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_ENUM, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.device_u32_read = (_get), \
> +	.device_u32_write = (_set), \
> +	.priv = &(_available), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_ENUM(_name, _get, _set, _available) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_ENUM, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.count_u32_read = (_get), \
> +	.count_u32_write = (_set), \
> +	.priv = &(_available), \
> +}
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_SIGNAL_ENUM(_name, _get, _set, _available) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_ENUM, \
> +	.name = (_name), \
> +	.signal_u32_read = (_get), \
> +	.signal_u32_write = (_set), \
> +	.priv = &(_available), \
> +}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_CEILING(_read, _write) \
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64("ceiling", _read, _write)
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE(_read, _write, _available) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_MODE, \
> +	.name = "count_mode", \
> +	.count_u32_read = (_read), \
> +	.count_u32_write = (_write), \
> +	.priv = &(_available), \
> +}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_DIRECTION(_read) \
> +{ \
> +	.type = COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_DIRECTION, \
> +	.name = "direction", \
> +	.count_u32_read = (_read), \
> +}
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_ENABLE(_read, _write) \
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_BOOL("enable", _read, _write)
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_FLOOR(_read, _write) \
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64("floor", _read, _write)
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_PRESET(_read, _write) \
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_U64("preset", _read, _write)
> +
> +#define COUNTER_COMP_PRESET_ENABLE(_read, _write) \
> +	COUNTER_COMP_COUNT_BOOL("preset_enable", _read, _write)
>  
>  #endif /* _COUNTER_H_ */
> diff --git a/include/linux/counter_enum.h b/include/linux/counter_enum.h
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 9f917298a88f..000000000000
> --- a/include/linux/counter_enum.h
> +++ /dev/null
> @@ -1,45 +0,0 @@
> -/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> -/*
> - * Counter interface enum functions
> - * Copyright (C) 2018 William Breathitt Gray
> - */
> -#ifndef _COUNTER_ENUM_H_
> -#define _COUNTER_ENUM_H_
> -
> -#include <linux/types.h>
> -
> -struct counter_device;
> -struct counter_signal;
> -struct counter_count;
> -
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				 struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv,
> -				 char *buf);
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				  struct counter_signal *signal, void *priv,
> -				  const char *buf, size_t len);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_signal_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					   struct counter_signal *signal,
> -					   void *priv, char *buf);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				struct counter_count *count, void *priv,
> -				char *buf);
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter,
> -				 struct counter_count *count, void *priv,
> -				 const char *buf, size_t len);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_count_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					  struct counter_count *count,
> -					  void *priv, char *buf);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_read(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv,
> -				 char *buf);
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_write(struct counter_device *counter, void *priv,
> -				  const char *buf, size_t len);
> -
> -ssize_t counter_device_enum_available_read(struct counter_device *counter,
> -					   void *priv, char *buf);
> -
> -#endif /* _COUNTER_ENUM_H_ */
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-31 13:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-27  3:47 [PATCH v16 00/14] Introduce the Counter character device interface William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 01/14] counter: stm32-lptimer-cnt: Provide defines for clock polarities William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-31 13:38   ` Fabrice Gasnier
2021-09-08 17:31     ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 02/14] counter: stm32-timer-cnt: Provide defines for slave mode selection William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-31 13:40   ` Fabrice Gasnier
2021-09-08 17:31     ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 03/14] counter: Internalize sysfs interface code William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-31 13:44   ` Fabrice Gasnier [this message]
2021-08-31 14:16     ` [Linux-stm32] " William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-31 14:55       ` William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-08 17:44     ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 04/14] counter: Update counter.h comments to reflect sysfs internalization William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-08 17:46   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 05/14] docs: counter: Update " William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-08 17:48   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 06/14] counter: Move counter enums to uapi header William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 07/14] counter: Add character device interface William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-12 16:18   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-20 10:09     ` William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-26 15:15       ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-27 10:21         ` William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-27 11:20           ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-27 11:33             ` William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 08/14] docs: counter: Document " William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-12 16:18   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 09/14] tools/counter: Create Counter tools William Breathitt Gray
2021-09-12 16:26   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 10/14] counter: Implement signalZ_action_component_id sysfs attribute William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 11/14] counter: Implement *_component_id sysfs attributes William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 12/14] counter: Implement events_queue_size sysfs attribute William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 13/14] counter: 104-quad-8: Replace mutex with spinlock William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-27  3:47 ` [PATCH v16 14/14] counter: 104-quad-8: Add IRQ support for the ACCES 104-QUAD-8 William Breathitt Gray
2021-08-30 17:17 ` [PATCH v16 00/14] Introduce the Counter character device interface Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-12 16:36   ` Jonathan Cameron

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