Re: [PATCH] ARM: DT: Add binding for GIC virtualization extentions (VGIC)

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On 02/04/12 17:30, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> The GICv2 can have virtualization extension support, consisting
> of an additional set of registers and interrupts. Add the necessary
> binding to the GIC DT documentation.

The Xen hypervisor's device tree support is very much incomplete so I've
not looked into this is much detail.

Would it make more sense to extend the existing gic binding with the the
additional information rather than adding a new node?

David

> 
> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@xxxxxxx>
> ---
>  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/gic.txt |   29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/gic.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/gic.txt
> index 9b4b82a..fb1b5ab 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/gic.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/gic.txt
> @@ -57,3 +57,32 @@ Example:
>  		      <0xfff10100 0x100>;
>  	};
>  
> +
> +* GIC virtualization extensions (VGIC)
> +
> +For ARM cores that support the virtualization extensions, an
> +additional node describes the VGIC hardware block. Only exists if the
> +GIC is the primary interrupt controller.
> +
> +Required properties:
> +- compatible : should be one of:
> +	"arm,cortex-a15-vgic"
> +	"arm,cortex-a7-vgic"
> +	"arm,vgic"
> +
> +- reg : Specifies base physical address and size of the VGIC
> +  registers. The first region is the GIC virtual interface control
> +  register base and size.  the 2nd region is the GIC virtual cpu
> +  interface register base and size.
> +
> +- interrupts : VGIC maintainance interrupt. Must be relative to the
> +  primary GIC.
> +
> +Example:
> +
> +	vgic@2c004000 {
> +		compatible = "arm,cortex-a15-vgic", "arm,vgic";
> +		reg = <0x2c004000 0x2000>,
> +		      <0x2c006000 0x2000>;
> +		interrupts = <1 9 0xf04>;
> +	};


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