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Date:   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:19:25 +0100
From:   Heiko Schocher <hs@...x.de>
To:     netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>, Guan Ben <ben.guan@...bosch.com>,
        Mark Jonas <mark.jonas@...bosch.com>,
        "devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Samuel Ortiz <sameo@...ux.intel.com>,
        Lauro Ramos Venancio <lauro.venancio@...nbossa.org>,
        Aloisio Almeida Jr <aloisio.almeida@...nbossa.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make EN2 pin optional in the TRF7970A driver

Hello all,

Am 13.02.2017 um 22:31 schrieb Rob Herring:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 12:38 AM, Heiko Schocher <hs@...x.de> wrote:
>> Hello Rob,
>>
>>
>> Am 10.02.2017 um 16:51 schrieb Rob Herring:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 07, 2017 at 06:22:04AM +0100, Heiko Schocher wrote:
>>>>
>>>> From: Guan Ben <ben.guan@...bosch.com>
>>>>
>>>> Make the EN2 pin optional. This is useful for boards,
>>>> which have this pin fix wired, for example to ground.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Guan Ben <ben.guan@...bosch.com>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Mark Jonas <mark.jonas@...bosch.com>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Heiko Schocher <hs@...x.de>
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>>
>>>>    .../devicetree/bindings/net/nfc/trf7970a.txt       |  4 ++--
>>>>    drivers/nfc/trf7970a.c                             | 26
>>>> ++++++++++++----------
>>>>    2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/nfc/trf7970a.txt
>>>> b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/nfc/trf7970a.txt
>>>> index 32b35a0..5889a3d 100644
>>>> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/nfc/trf7970a.txt
>>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/nfc/trf7970a.txt
>>>> @@ -5,8 +5,8 @@ Required properties:
>>>>    - spi-max-frequency: Maximum SPI frequency (<= 2000000).
>>>>    - interrupt-parent: phandle of parent interrupt handler.
>>>>    - interrupts: A single interrupt specifier.
>>>> -- ti,enable-gpios: Two GPIO entries used for 'EN' and 'EN2' pins on the
>>>> -  TRF7970A.
>>>> +- ti,enable-gpios: One or two GPIO entries used for 'EN' and 'EN2' pins
>>>> on the
>>>> +  TRF7970A. EN2 is optional.
>>>
>>>
>>> Could EN ever be optional/fixed? If so, perhaps deprecate this property
>>> and do 2 properties, one for each pin.
>>
>>
>> The hardware I have has the EN2 pin fix connected to ground. Looking
>> into http://www.ti.com/lit/ds/slos743k/slos743k.pdf page 19 table 6-3
>> and 6-4 the EN2 pin is a don;t core if EN = 1. If EN = 0 EN2 pin
>> selects between Power Down and Sleep Mode ... I see no reason why
>> this is not possible/allowed ...
>>
>> Hmm.. I do not like the idea of deprecating the "ti,enable-gpios"
>> property into 2 seperate properties ... but if this would be a reason
>> for not accepting this patch, I can do this ... How should I name
>> the 2 new properties?
>
> I guess if this ever happens, then we just add "ti,enable2-gpios" and
> ti,enable-gpios continues to point to EN. We don't need to deprecate
> anything (or maybe just deprecate having both GPIOs on single
> property).
>
> In that case,
>
> Acked-by: Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>

gentle ping.

Are there any more comments to this patch? Is it acceptable as it
is?

Thanks!

bye,
Heiko
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