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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 15:53:44 +0100
From:   Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches@...rochip.com>
To:     Juergen Fitschen <me@....yt>
CC:     Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches@...rochip.com>,
        Wolfram Sang <wsa@...-dreams.de>, <linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 3/4] i2c: at91: added slave mode support

On Wed, Nov 01, 2017 at 02:04:18PM +0100, Juergen Fitschen wrote:
> Helle Ludovic,
> 
> while going through this patch a question related to the Atmel / Microchip HW
> came into mind:
> 
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 05:12:00PM +0200, Juergen Fitschen wrote:
> > diff --git a/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-at91.h b/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-at91.h
> > (...)
> >  #define	AT91_TWI_INT_MASK \
> > -	(AT91_TWI_TXCOMP | AT91_TWI_RXRDY | AT91_TWI_TXRDY | AT91_TWI_NACK)
> > +	(AT91_TWI_TXCOMP | AT91_TWI_RXRDY | AT91_TWI_TXRDY | AT91_TWI_NACK \
> > +	| AT91_TWI_SVACC | AT91_TWI_EOSACC)
> 
> The AT91_TWI_INT_MASK is used to disable all interrputs in the
> at91_disable_twi_interrupts function by writing the mask to the interrupt
> disable register (IDR). I wonder what happens on MPUs that don't have
> AT91_TWI_SVACC and AT91_TWI_EOSACC implemented, like the AT91RM9200? Do you
> think we should revise this and write specific masks depending on the current
> moude the I2C HW is in?
> 
> Something like this:
> 
> void at91_disable_twi_interrupts(struct at91_twi_dev *dev)
> {
>         if (dev->slave_detected)
>                 at91_twi_write(dev, AT91_TWI_IDR, AT91_TWI_INT_MASK_SLAVE);
>         else
>                 at91_twi_write(dev, AT91_TWI_IDR, AT91_TWI_INT_MASK_MASTER);
> }
> 

I don't think it's necessary. Usually, writing a bit which is unused don't
cause weird behaviors.

Regards

Ludovic

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