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Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH v2 1/3] hw/misc: Add a model for the ASPEED System

From: Cédric Le Goater
Subject: Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH v2 1/3] hw/misc: Add a model for the ASPEED System Control Unit
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:27:17 +0200
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On 06/23/2016 04:15 AM, Andrew Jeffery wrote:
> The SCU is a collection of chip-level control registers that manage the
> various functions supported by ASPEED SoCs. Typically the bits control
> interactions with clocks, external hardware or reset behaviour, and we
> can largly take a hands-off approach to reads and writes.
> Firmware makes heavy use of the state to determine how to boot, but the
> reset values vary from SoC to SoC (eg AST2400 vs AST2500). A qdev
> property is exposed so that the integrating SoC model can configure the
> silicon revision, which in-turn selects the appropriate reset values.
> Further qdev properties are exposed so the board model can configure the
> board-dependent hardware strapping.
> Almost all provided AST2400 reset values are specified by the datasheet.
> The notable exception is SOC_SCRATCH1, where we mark the DRAM as
> successfully initialised to avoid unnecessary dark corners in the SoC's
> u-boot support.
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Jeffery <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Cédric Le Goater <address@hidden>



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