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2014-11-27mailbox/omap: adapt to the new mailbox frameworkSuman Anna1-0/+23
The OMAP mailbox driver and its existing clients (remoteproc for OMAP4+) are adapted to use the generic mailbox framework. The main changes for the adaptation are: - The tasklet used for Tx is replaced with the state machine from the generic mailbox framework. The workqueue used for processing the received messages stays intact for minimizing the effects on the OMAP mailbox clients. - The existing exported client API, omap_mbox_get, omap_mbox_put and omap_mbox_send_msg are deleted, as the framework provides equivalent functionality. A OMAP-specific omap_mbox_request_channel is added though to support non-DT way of requesting mailboxes. - The OMAP mailbox driver is integrated with the mailbox framework through the proper implementations of mbox_chan_ops, except for .last_tx_done and .peek_data. The OMAP mailbox driver does not need these ops, as it is completely interrupt driven. - The OMAP mailbox driver uses a custom of_xlate controller ops that allows phandles for the pargs specifier instead of indexing to avoid any channel registration order dependencies. - The new framework does not support multiple clients operating on a single channel, so the reference counting logic is simplified. - The remoteproc driver (current client) is adapted to use the new API. The notifier callbacks used within this client is replaced with the regular callbacks from the newer framework. - The exported OMAP mailbox API are limited to omap_mbox_save_ctx, omap_mbox_restore_ctx, omap_mbox_enable_irq & omap_mbox_disable_irq, with the signature modified to take in the new mbox_chan handle instead of the OMAP specific omap_mbox handle. The first 2 will be removed when the OMAP mailbox driver is adapted to runtime_pm. The other exported API omap_mbox_request_channel will be removed once existing legacy users are converted to DT. Signed-off-by: Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com> Cc: Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com> Signed-off-by: Jassi Brar <jaswinder.singh@linaro.org>
2014-10-21Merge branch 'mailbox-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-0/+38
git://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/fujitsu/integration Pull mailbox framework from Jassi Brar: "A framework for Mailbox controllers and clients have been cooking for more than a year now. Everybody in the CC list had been copied on patchset revisions and most of them have made sounds of approval, though just one concrete Reviewed-by. The patchset has also been in linux-next for a couple of weeks now and no conflict has been reported. The framework has the backing of at least 5 platforms, though I can't say if/when they upstream their drivers (some businesses have 'changed')" (Further acked-by by Arnd Bergmann and Suman Anna in the pull request thread) * 'mailbox-for-linus' of git://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/fujitsu/integration: dt: mailbox: add generic bindings doc: add documentation for mailbox framework mailbox: Introduce framework for mailbox mailbox: rename pl320-ipc specific mailbox.h
2014-10-08dt: mailbox: add generic bindingsJassi Brar1-0/+38
Define generic bindings for the framework clients to request mailbox channels. Reviewed-by: Mark Brown <broonie@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Jassi Brar <jaswinder.singh@linaro.org>
2014-09-11Documentation: dt: add omap mailbox bindingsSuman Anna1-0/+108
Add the device tree bindings document for OMAP2+ mailbox. Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org> Cc: Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@arm.com> Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> Cc: Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@hellion.org.uk> Cc: Kumar Gala <galak@codeaurora.org> Signed-off-by: Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com> Signed-off-by: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>

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