Re: [PATCH] i2c: QUP based bus driver for Qualcomm MSM chipsets

From: Trilok Soni
Date: Sat Jul 24 2010 - 11:09:36 EST

Hi Ken,

>>> +
>>> + if (!pdata->msm_i2c_config_gpio) {
>>> + dev_err(&pdev->dev, "config_gpio function not initialized\n");
>>> + ret = -ENOSYS;
>>> + goto err_config_failed;
>>> + }
>> I don't agree here. What if I do all the gpio configuration from the bootloader itself,
>> because I know that the device I am working on is production device and don't change
>> its configuration, then why I should provide the pdata hooks from the board files?
> The reason that this hook is required is so that the driver can enable and disable the GPIOs as needed (although we currently only enable them).
>> Please also specify what are the operations we are doing in the msm_i2c_config_gpio?
> Takes ownership of the GPIOs that are needed and assigns the ownership to the i2c controller. The drive strength is also set.

Right, so due to these reasons I prefer not to have __must__ have check for pdata->msm_i2c_config_gpio hook's unavailability. It
might happen that some of the systems do all these ownership and pad muxing into the bootloader itself.

---Trilok Soni

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