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Date:   Mon, 21 Dec 2020 16:45:38 -0800
From:   Prashant Malani <pmalani@...omium.org>
To:     Utkarsh Patel <utkarsh.h.patel@...el.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, enric.balletbo@...labora.com,
        bleung@...omium.org, heikki.krogerus@...ux.intel.com,
        rajmohan.mani@...el.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] platform/chrome: cros_ec_typec: Send mux
 configuration acknowledgment to EC

Hi Utkarsh,

On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 10:09:03PM -0800, Utkarsh Patel wrote:
> In some corner cases downgrade of the superspeed typec device(e.g. Dell
> typec Dock, apple dongle) was seen because before the SOC mux configuration
> finishes, EC starts configuring the next mux state.
> 
> With this change, once the SOC mux is configured, kernel will send an
> acknowledgment to EC via Host command EC_CMD_USB_PD_MUX_ACK [1].
> After sending the host event EC will wait for the acknowledgment from
> kernel before starting the PD negotiation for the next mux state. This
> helps to have a framework to build better error handling along with the
> synchronization of timing sensitive mux states.
> 
> This change also brings in corresponding EC header updates from the EC code
> base [1].
> 
> [1]:
> https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromiumos/platform/ec/+/refs/heads/master/include/ec_commands.h
> 
> Signed-off-by: Utkarsh Patel <utkarsh.h.patel@...el.com>

I'm not sure what the maintainers' preference is for the header (same
patch or separate patch). FWIW:

Reviewed-by: Prashant Malani <pmalani@...omium.org>

Thanks,

-Prashant

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