On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 02:47:07PM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote: > Hi all, > > Here's the updated set of these patches fixed up for Johan's and > Pavel's earlier comments. > > This series does the following: > > 1. Adds functions to n_gsm.c for serdev-ngsm.c driver to use > > 2. Adds a generic serdev-ngsm.c driver that brings up the TS 27.010 > TTY ports configured in devicetree with help of n_gsm.c > > 3. Allows the use of standard Linux device drivers for dedicated > TS 27.010 channels for devices like GNSS and ALSA found on some > modems for example > > 4. Adds a gnss-motmdm consumer driver for the GNSS device found on > the Motorola Mapphone MDM6600 modem on devices like droid4 > > I've placed the serdev-ngsm.c under drivers/tty/serdev as it still > seems to make most sense with no better places available. It's no > longer an MFD driver as it really does not need to care what channel > specific consumer drivers might be configured for the generic driver. > Now serdev-ngsm just uses of_platform_populate() to probe whatever > child nodes it might find. > > I'm not attached having the driver in drivers/tty/serdev. I just > don't have any better locations in mind. So using Johan's earlier > i2c example, the drivers/tty/serdev/serdev-ngsm.c driver is now a > generic protocol and bus driver, so it's getting closer to the > the drivers/i2c/busses analogy maybe :) Please do suggest better > locations other than MFD and misc if you have better ideas. > > Now without the chardev support, the /dev/gsmtty* using apps need > to use "U1234AT+CFUN?" format for the packets. The advantage is > less kernel code, and we keep the existing /dev/gsmtty* interface. > > If we still really need the custom chardev support, that can now > be added as needed with the channel specific consumer driver(s), > but looks like this won't be needed based on Pavel's ofono work.
Johan and Rob, any objection/review of this series? thanks, greg k-h