[PATCH v1 00/15] create power sequencing subsystem

Ulf Hansson ulf.hansson at linaro.org
Wed Mar 1 01:02:48 PST 2023

On Wed, 1 Mar 2023 at 09:17, Alexander Stein
<alexander.stein at ew.tq-group.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry for being late to the party.
> Am Mittwoch, 19. Oktober 2022, 08:03:22 CET schrieb Dmitry Baryshkov:
> > Ho,
> >
> > On Thu, 13 Oct 2022 at 22:50, Matthias Kaehlcke <mka at chromium.org> wrote:
> > > Do you still plan to refresh this series?
> > >
> > > I know there have been multiple attempts to get something similar
> > > landed in the past 10 year or so. Your series didn't seem to get
> > > much pushback from maintainers, might be worth sending a refresh :)
> >
> > Yes, I hope to return to it eventually. I just had no time for it lately.
> I just found this thread while searching for power sequencing devices in
> Linux. From what I understand this is transforming the existing mmc pwrseq
> drivers into generic ones. What is the intention of this new subsystem? What
> is it supposed to address?
> In my case I have an LTE module attached via USB, but in order to use it I
> need to perform several steps:
> 1. apply power supply
> 2. Issue a reset pulse(!), the length actually defines whether its a reset or
> poweroff/on
> 3a. wait for a GPIO to toggle
> 3b. wait a minimum time
> 4a. device will enumerate on USB
> 4b. device can be access using UART
> This is something required to actually see/detect the device in the first
> place, thus it cannot be part of the device driver side.
> Is this something pwrseq is supposed to address?

Yes, this is one of those typical use-cases for discoverable buses
that we need to add support for, in one way or the other.

> Best regards,
> Alexander


Kind regards

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