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Date:	Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:47:43 -0500
From:	Felipe Balbi <balbi@...com>
To:	Lothar Waßmann <LW@...O-electronics.de>
CC:	<balbi@...com>, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	<linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-usb@...r.kernel.org>,
	Ezequiel Garcia <ezequiel@...guardiasur.com.ar>,
	George Cherian <george.cherian@...com>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
	Roger Quadros <rogerq@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 8/9] usb: phy: am335x: call
 usb_gen_phy_init()/usb_gen_phy_shutdown() in am335x_init()/am335x_shutdown()

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:06:13AM +0200, Lothar Waßmann wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Felipe Balbi wrote:
> > Hi,,
> > 
> > On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:03:07AM +0200, Lothar Waßmann wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > > On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:31:29AM +0200, Lothar Waßmann wrote:
> > > > > This patch makes it possible to use the musb driver with HW that
> > > > > requires external regulators or clocks.
> > > > 
> > > > can you provide an example of such HW ? Are you not using the internal
> > > > PHYs ?
> > > > 
> > > The Ka-Ro electronics TX48 module uses the mmc0_clk pin as VBUSEN
> > > rathern than usb0_drvvbus. This patch makes it possible to use an
> > > external regulator to handle the VBUS switch through the 'vcc-supply'
> > > property of the underlying generic_phy device.
> > 
> > OK, I get it now. But why would not use usb0_drvvbus ? You could still
> > route usb0_drvvbus to the regulator enable pin and the regulator would
> > be enabled for you once correct values are written to the IP's mailbox.
> > 
> > I suppose this has something to do with layout constraints ?
> > 
> Yes. The usb0_drvvbus is used for a different purpose.

alright, thanks for the info. I'll revisit this in a few days, quite
busy right now and my tree is closed for v3.17 anyway.

cheers

-- 
balbi

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