Re: [PATCH v2 1/1] mfd: palmas: Add power off control

From: Nishanth Menon
Date: Thu Aug 01 2013 - 09:09:24 EST

On 04:08-20130801, Bill Huang wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-07-31 at 19:57 +0800, Nishanth Menon wrote:
> >
> > If you notice the reference code I send, atleast on TWL6035/37 variants
> > of Palmas, USB IRQ unmask is mandatory for power on with USB cable -
> > example usage scenario: extremely low battery, device powered off, plug
> > in usb cable to restart charging - you'd like to initiate charging logic
> > in bootloader, but that wont work if the device does not do OFF-ON
> > transition with usb cable plugged in for vbus.
> >
> Why do we need to add Palmas USB_IRQ unmask logic in shutdown? Does that
> mean for all platform using Palmas has to unmask USB IRQ (including
> those do not power vbus through Palmas)? Can't we just have a simple
> shutdown function but have the VBus programming been done in USB driver
> or maybe platform driver since it is platform specific control?
we dont have a irq cleanup, irq handling is done in palmas-mfd. Further,

Why would USB driver care about vbus supply needs in complete power off
- it is the job of palmas driver? Further, palmas-mfd shutdown
handler(currently missing) if probably cleansup things:


shutdown sequence becomes complicated further esp if things are
cleanedup in shutdown (Dummy patch[1]).

All I am saying is this: shutdown should allow powerup functionality to
work as well, how we do that is upto us - I personally found it a little
easier to keep the IRQ unmask in shutdown easier to deal with, but other
options might be possible as well.

diff --git a/drivers/mfd/palmas.c b/drivers/mfd/palmas.c
index e4d1c70..6998863 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/palmas.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/palmas.c
@@ -447,6 +447,11 @@ static int palmas_i2c_remove(struct i2c_client *i2c)
return 0;

+static void palmas_i2c_shutdown(struct i2c_client *i2c)
+ palmas_i2c_remove(i2c);
static const struct i2c_device_id palmas_i2c_id[] = {
{ "palmas", },
{ "twl6035", },
@@ -464,6 +469,7 @@ static struct i2c_driver palmas_i2c_driver = {
.probe = palmas_i2c_probe,
.remove = palmas_i2c_remove,
+ .shutdown = palmas_i2c_shutdown,
.id_table = palmas_i2c_id,

Nishanth Menon
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