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+This binding is a work-in-progress, and are based on some experimental
+work by benh[1].
+
+Sources of clock signal can be represented by any node in the device
+tree. Those nodes are designated as clock providers. Clock consumer
+nodes use a phandle and clock specifier pair to connect clock provider
+outputs to clock inputs. Similar to the gpio specifiers, a clock
+specifier is an array of one more more cells identifying the clock
+output on a device. The length of a clock specifier is defined by the
+value of a #clock-cells property in the clock provider node.
+
+[1] http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/31551/
+
+==Clock providers==
+
+Required properties:
+#clock-cells: Number of cells in a clock specifier; Typically 0 for nodes
+ with a single clock output and 1 for nodes with multiple
+ clock outputs.
+
+Optional properties:
+clock-output-names: Recommended to be a list of strings of clock output signal
+ names indexed by the first cell in the clock specifier.
+ However, the meaning of clock-output-names is domain
+ specific to the clock provider, and is only provided to
+ encourage using the same meaning for the majority of clock
+ providers. This format may not work for clock providers
+ using a complex clock specifier format. In those cases it
+ is recommended to omit this property and create a binding
+ specific names property.
+
+ Clock consumer nodes must never directly reference
+ the provider's clock-output-names property.
+
+For example:
+
+ oscillator {
+ #clock-cells = <1>;
+ clock-output-names = "ckil", "ckih";
+ };
+
+- this node defines a device with two clock outputs, the first named
+ "ckil" and the second named "ckih". Consumer nodes always reference
+ clocks by index. The names should reflect the clock output signal
+ names for the device.
+
+==Clock consumers==
+
+Required properties:
+clocks: List of phandle and clock specifier pairs, one pair
+ for each clock input to the device. Note: if the
+ clock provider specifies '0' for #clock-cells, then
+ only the phandle portion of the pair will appear.
+
+Optional properties:
+clock-names: List of clock input name strings sorted in the same
+ order as the clocks property. Consumers drivers
+ will use clock-names to match clock input names
+ with clocks specifiers.
+clock-ranges: Empty property indicating that child nodes can inherit named
+ clocks from this node. Useful for bus nodes to provide a
+ clock to their children.
+
+For example:
+
+ device {
+ clocks = <&osc 1>, <&ref 0>;
+ clock-names = "baud", "register";
+ };
+
+
+This represents a device with two clock inputs, named "baud" and "register".
+The baud clock is connected to output 1 of the &osc device, and the register
+clock is connected to output 0 of the &ref.
+
+==Example==
+
+ /* external oscillator */
+ osc: oscillator {
+ compatible = "fixed-clock";
+ #clock-cells = <1>;
+ clock-frequency = <32678>;
+ clock-output-names = "osc";
+ };
+
+ /* phase-locked-loop device, generates a higher frequency clock
+ * from the external oscillator reference */
+ pll: pll@4c000 {
+ compatible = "vendor,some-pll-interface"
+ #clock-cells = <1>;
+ clocks = <&osc 0>;
+ clock-names = "ref";
+ reg = <0x4c000 0x1000>;
+ clock-output-names = "pll", "pll-switched";
+ };
+
+ /* UART, using the low frequency oscillator for the baud clock,
+ * and the high frequency switched PLL output for register
+ * clocking */
+ uart@a000 {
+ compatible = "fsl,imx-uart";
+ reg = <0xa000 0x1000>;
+ interrupts = <33>;
+ clocks = <&osc 0>, <&pll 1>;
+ clock-names = "baud", "register";
+ };
+
+This DT fragment defines three devices: an external oscillator to provide a
+low-frequency reference clock, a PLL device to generate a higher frequency
+clock signal, and a UART.
+
+* The oscillator is fixed-frequency, and provides one clock output, named "osc".
+* The PLL is both a clock provider and a clock consumer. It uses the clock
+ signal generated by the external oscillator, and provides two output signals
+ ("pll" and "pll-switched").
+* The UART has its baud clock connected the external oscillator and its
+ register clock connected to the PLL clock (the "pll-switched" signal)