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diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/auxdisplay/hit,hd44780.yaml b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/auxdisplay/hit,hd44780.yaml
index 9222b06e93a0..fde07e4b119d 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/auxdisplay/hit,hd44780.yaml
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/auxdisplay/hit,hd44780.yaml
@@ -12,7 +12,10 @@ maintainers:
description:
The Hitachi HD44780 Character LCD Controller is commonly used on character
LCDs that can display one or more lines of text. It exposes an M6800 bus
- interface, which can be used in either 4-bit or 8-bit mode.
+ interface, which can be used in either 4-bit or 8-bit mode. By using a
+ GPIO expander it is possible to use the driver with one of the popular I2C
+ expander boards based on the PCF8574 available for these displays. For
+ an example see below.
properties:
compatible:
@@ -94,3 +97,29 @@ examples:
display-height-chars = <2>;
display-width-chars = <16>;
};
+ - |
+ #include <dt-bindings/gpio/gpio.h>
+ i2c {
+ #address-cells = <1>;
+ #size-cells = <0>;
+
+ pcf8574: pcf8574@27 {
+ compatible = "nxp,pcf8574";
+ reg = <0x27>;
+ gpio-controller;
+ #gpio-cells = <2>;
+ };
+ };
+ hd44780 {
+ compatible = "hit,hd44780";
+ display-height-chars = <2>;
+ display-width-chars = <16>;
+ data-gpios = <&pcf8574 4 0>,
+ <&pcf8574 5 0>,
+ <&pcf8574 6 0>,
+ <&pcf8574 7 0>;
+ enable-gpios = <&pcf8574 2 0>;
+ rs-gpios = <&pcf8574 0 0>;
+ rw-gpios = <&pcf8574 1 0>;
+ backlight-gpios = <&pcf8574 3 0>;
+ };