[PATCH] i2c: omap: improve duty cycle on SCL
ml.lawnick at gmx.de
Wed Jun 17 23:39:11 PDT 2015
Am 17.06.2015 um 17:38 schrieb Felipe Balbi:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 01:09:53PM +0200, Michael Lawnick wrote:
>> Am 16.06.2015 um 21:17 schrieb Felipe Balbi:
>>> With this patch we try to be as close to 50%
>>> duty cycle as possible. The reason for this
>>> is that some devices present an erratic behavior
>>> with certain duty cycles.
>>> One such example is TPS65218 PMIC which fails
>>> to change voltages when running @ 400kHz and
>>> duty cycle is lower than 34%.
>>> The idea of the patch is simple:
>>> calculate desired scl_period from requested scl
>>> and use 50% for tLow and 50% for tHigh.
>> Hmm, and what's about Philips I2C specification 2.1, Jan 2000, Table 5?
>>> PARAMETER SYMBOL STANDARD-MODE FAST-MODE UNIT
>>> MIN. MAX. MIN. MAX.
>>> LOW period of the SCL clock tLOW 4.7 – 1.3 – µs
>>> HIGH period of the SCL clock tHIGH 4.0 – 0.6 – µs
>> Your signal is in spec (0.85 µs high, 1,65 low).
>> Maybe your TPS65218 is just buggy or signals are bad?
> yes, tps is buggy, it's written in the commit log itself.
So I think it is unacceptable to change the adapters code violating
specification because some buggy device doesn't work properly.
This change for your device has chance to blow up many correctly working
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