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Ideas for guide content113:18, 12 May 2015
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audience113:08, 12 May 2015

Ideas for guide content

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Additions:

  • Accessing DT info
  • Tools
    • many, many more:
    • diff
    • config from .dtc
    • create overlay from diff
    • decompile (already in dtc compiler)
    • grep
    • utils from the dtc (compiler) git repository
      • fdtdump
      • fdtget
      • fdtput
  • How to make a driver more debug-able
  • glossary / definitions
  • device creation and driver binding ordering dependencies
  • Future work in the pipeline (current state, direction, etc)
    • overlays
    • schema validation
    • static boot ordering to reduce delays due to dependencies
Frowand (talk)13:18, 12 May 2015
 
  • Overview
  • Syntax
  • Tools
  • Initialization
  • Conventions
  • Debugging
  • API (to drivers)
  • Resources
13:13, 12 May 2015

The main audience for the guide is Linux device driver developers.

A secondary audience is sub-system maintainers, who want to know more, specifically, about guidelines for bindings.

13:02, 12 May 2015

Additional audience:

Sysadmins (trying to set up or configure a device tree based system).

Distro creators and maintainers.

Frowand (talk)13:08, 12 May 2015