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Date:   Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:39:00 +0100
From:   Linus Walleij <>
To:     Mika Westerberg <>
Cc:     Heikki Krogerus <>,
        Daniel Drake <>,
        Chris Chiu <>,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: intel: Initialize GPIO properly when used
 through irqchip

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 4:19 PM, Mika Westerberg
<> wrote:

> When a GPIO is requested using gpiod_get_* APIs the intel pinctrl driver
> switches the pin to GPIO mode and makes sure interrupts are routed to
> the GPIO hardware instead of IOAPIC. However, if the GPIO is used
> directly through irqchip, as is the case with many I2C-HID devices where
> I2C core automatically configures interrupt for the device, the pin is
> not initialized as GPIO. Instead we rely that the BIOS configures the
> pin accordingly which seems not to be the case at least in Asus X540NA
> SKU3 with Focaltech touchpad.
> When the pin is not properly configured it might result weird behaviour
> like interrupts suddenly stop firing completely and the touchpad stops
> responding to user input.
> Fix this by properly initializing the pin to GPIO mode also when it is
> used directly through irqchip.
> Reported-by: Daniel Drake <>
> Reported-by: Chris Chiu <>
> Signed-off-by: Mika Westerberg <>

Should this have a Fixes:?

Should this have a Cc:

> Chris, Daniel,
> Could you check that this still solves the issue and maybe provide your
> Tested-by? Thanks!

Pls pick up Tested-by's when resending.

> +static void __intel_gpio_init_gpio(void __iomem *padcfg0)

I just don't like __underscore_means_inner_function() I
strongly prefer function_has_a_proper_name() so please
come up with something that describes what it is really doing
and name it like that.

With that fixes, I'll apply it pronto.

Linus Walleij

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