[PATCH v2 07/10] regulator: Add driver for Maxim 77802 PMIC regulators

Javier Martinez Canillas javier.martinez at collabora.co.uk
Tue Jun 24 09:43:13 PDT 2014

Hello Mark,

On 06/23/2014 11:47 AM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 11:28:25AM +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> On 06/21/2014 10:40 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
>> > That's not really relevant here - I'm asking if the regulators get their
>> > own supplies rather than if anything uses them.
>> Sorry if I keep misunderstanding your question but the regulators in this PMIC
>> don't have a parent supply/regulator node.
> They should, I'm pretty sure the device does actually regulate one
> supply into another.

Thanks a lot for the clarification. This was not evident to me when I read the
PMIC datasheet and because both the max77xxx Chrome OS 3.8 and mainline max77686
drivers used a simplistic model of the power scheme.

But Doug confirmed to me that some regulators on this PMIC do indeed use others
regulators as a power supply so I'll change this in the next version of the

Best regards,

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