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Date:   Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:14:59 +0100
From:   Khouloud Touil <ktouil@...libre.com>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Cc:     Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@...aro.org>,
        baylibre-upstreaming@...ups.io,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:OPEN FIRMWARE AND FLATTENED DEVICE TREE BINDINGS" 
        <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux I2C <linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/5] nvmem: add support for the write-protect pin

Le jeu. 30 janv. 2020 à 09:06, Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert@...ux-m68k.org> a écrit :
>
> Hi Khouloud,
>
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 10:30 AM Khouloud Touil <ktouil@...libre.com> wrote:
> > The write-protect pin handling looks like a standard property that
> > could benefit other users if available in the core nvmem framework.
> >
> > Instead of modifying all the memory drivers to check this pin, make
> > the NVMEM subsystem check if the write-protect GPIO being passed
> > through the nvmem_config or defined in the device tree and pull it
> > low whenever writing to the memory.
> >
> > There was a suggestion for introducing the gpiodesc from pdata, but
> > as pdata is already removed it could be replaced by adding it to
> > nvmem_config.
> >
> > Reference: https://lists.96boards.org/pipermail/dev/2018-August/001056.html
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Khouloud Touil <ktouil@...libre.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>
> > Acked-by: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@...aro.org>
>
> Thanks for your patch!
>
> > --- a/drivers/nvmem/core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/nvmem/core.c
> > @@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
> >  #include <linux/module.h>
> >  #include <linux/nvmem-consumer.h>
> >  #include <linux/nvmem-provider.h>
> > +#include <linux/gpio/consumer.h>
> >  #include <linux/of.h>
> >  #include <linux/slab.h>
> >  #include "nvmem.h"
> > @@ -54,8 +55,14 @@ static int nvmem_reg_read(struct nvmem_device *nvmem, unsigned int offset,
> >  static int nvmem_reg_write(struct nvmem_device *nvmem, unsigned int offset,
> >                            void *val, size_t bytes)
> >  {
> > -       if (nvmem->reg_write)
> > -               return nvmem->reg_write(nvmem->priv, offset, val, bytes);
> > +       int ret;
> > +
> > +       if (nvmem->reg_write) {
> > +               gpiod_set_value_cansleep(nvmem->wp_gpio, 0);
> > +               ret = nvmem->reg_write(nvmem->priv, offset, val, bytes);
> > +               gpiod_set_value_cansleep(nvmem->wp_gpio, 1);
> > +               return ret;
> > +       }
> >
> >         return -EINVAL;
> >  }
> > @@ -338,6 +345,14 @@ struct nvmem_device *nvmem_register(const struct nvmem_config *config)
> >                 kfree(nvmem);
> >                 return ERR_PTR(rval);
> >         }
> > +       if (config->wp_gpio)
> > +               nvmem->wp_gpio = config->wp_gpio;
> > +       else
> > +               nvmem->wp_gpio = gpiod_get_optional(config->dev, "wp",
> > +                                                   GPIOD_OUT_HIGH);
>
> Shouldn't this GPIO be released in nvmem_release(), by calling gpiod_put()?
>
> Once that's implemented, I assume it will be auto-released on registration
> failure by the call to put_device()?

Hello Geert,

Thanks for your review.
Yes you are right, I will add that

Khouloud,
>
> > +       if (IS_ERR(nvmem->wp_gpio))
> > +               return PTR_ERR(nvmem->wp_gpio);
> > +
> >
> >         kref_init(&nvmem->refcnt);
> >         INIT_LIST_HEAD(&nvmem->cells);
>
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
>                         Geert
>
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org
>
> In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
>                                 -- Linus Torvalds

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