Re: regulator: Add always off to constraints.

From: Jonathan Cameron
Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 08:00:41 EST

Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 12:07:05PM +0000, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
>> 1) interaction between always on and always off. Obviously it's
>> a bit odd if both are set. Currently I'm giving always on preference.
> I'd just complain loudly and refuse to accept the constraints if they
> are clearly broken like that.
Will do.
> One thing I would suggest is a slightly weaker version which marks the
> regulator to be turned off at boot rather than always off. That's
> slightly more flexible and would achieve the same effect if the
> constraints don't otherwise allow for turning the regulator on layer.
Good idea. That should just mean removing the code in the enable bit
(and renaming the variable!) I'll repost shortly.
>> 2) Doesn't really make sense to have regulators that are always
>> disabled available under sysfs etc. Perhaps there is a lower
>> level way of doing this that I'm missing? There is not easy
>> way of permanently saving this stuff on the da9030 that I'm
>> using and moving it into the bootloader would be a pain.
> It doesn't do *that* much harm - if nothing else it makes it more
> discoverable what's happening.
Good point.

Thanks for the comments,

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