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Date:   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 17:08:45 -0700
From:   Dmitry Torokhov <>
To:     Furquan Shaikh <>
Cc:     Dan Carpenter <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: input: Use single i2c_transfer transaction when

Hi Furquan,

On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 04:42:15PM -0700, Furquan Shaikh wrote:
> On an AMD chromebook, where the same I2C bus is shared by both Raydium
> touchscreen and a trackpad device, it is observed that interleaving of
> I2C messages when raydium_i2c_read_message() is called leads to the
> Raydium touch IC reporting incorrect information. This is the sequence
> that was observed to result in the above issue:
> * I2C write to Raydium device for RM_CMD_BANK_SWITCH
> * I2C write to trackpad device
> * I2C read from trackpad device
> * I2C write to Raydium device for setting address
> * I2C read from Raydium device >>>> This provides incorrect
>   information
> This change updates raydium_i2c_read_message and
> raydium_i2c_send_message to perform all the I2C transfers in the
> function as part of a single i2c_transfer transaction. This ensures
> that no transactions are initiated to any other device on the same bus
> in between and hence the information obtained from the touchscreen
> device is correct. Verified with the patch across multiple
> reboots (>100) that the information reported by the Raydium
> touchscreen device during probe is correct.

The devices (touchpad and touchscreen) have to have different addresses
and therefore should be able to operate independently of each other. Are
you sure that the problem is not in i2c controller implementation that
mixes up data streams from 2 separate devices?



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