[PATCH V2 3/6] power: mxs_power: add driver for mxs power subsystem

Stefan Wahren stefan.wahren at i2se.com
Wed May 27 09:34:01 PDT 2015

Hi Sebastian,

Am 27.05.2015 um 15:51 schrieb Sebastian Reichel:
> Hi Stefan,
> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 09:12:48AM +0200, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>> Am 23.05.2015 um 19:41 schrieb Sebastian Reichel:
>>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:32:24PM +0000, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>>>> This patch adds a minimal driver for the Freescale i.MX23, i.MX28
>>>> power subsystem. It's required to trigger the probing of the underlying
>>>> drivers like on-chip regulators.
>>> I'm not sure what you need the power supply class for. I see only
>>> one property (ac connected), which is constant. Maybe just drop
>>> the power supply stuff?
>> those SoCs could be powered by 3 different sources:
>> - 5V wall
>> - USB
>> - battery
>> I choose the first one as a base, because it's the simplest one.
>> Unfortunately i don't have the time to implement all of them.
> From what I can see the driver does not implement the 5V wall
> charger handling. It simply assumes, that the 5V wall charger
> is there.

the driver consists of multiple files in the mxs sub directory.
I linked to the main file to reduce search effort. The battery
handling incl. charging should be implemented in ddi_power_battery.c

>From my understanding it's not possible to determine where the 5V
exactly come from (either 5V wall plug or USB). The driver simply uses
the USB PHY state.

> While you can skip implementation of battery connection check
> you should make sure, that AC is actually connected.

Do you refer to the right state of property POWER_SUPPLY_PROP_ONLINE or
driver probing?


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