[PATCH v2 06/11] phy: da8xx-usb: new driver for DA8XX SoC USB PHY

Bin Liu b-liu at ti.com
Fri Apr 1 12:56:35 PDT 2016


On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 10:45:47PM +0300, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> On 04/01/2016 07:02 PM, David Lechner wrote:
> >>>>+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(da8xx_usb20_phy_set_mode);
> >>>
> >>>Don't prefer export symbols from PHY driver. That'll create unnecessary
> >>>dependencies between the controller and the PHY.
> >>
> >>Agreed.
> >>
> >>>I think it'll be better to create a new attribute and use it?
> >>
> >>Another simpler option is to not support _set_mode() for DA8xx, and the
> >>phy driver set the otgmode bit in probe() based on dr_mode of the
> >>controller.
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>-Bin.
> >
> >This certainly works for my particular use case, however, Sergei Shtylyov, who
> >wrote the da8xx musb glue layer originally, seemed to recall in his review of
> >the patch series that this really is necessary for OTG mode to work properly.
>    No, it's still not necessary, however this method is now called
> from musb_init_controller() (it wasn't in my time). ISTR however
> that you needed to enforce the mode override in CFGCHIP2 for the
> host mode to function properly.

Yes, but I think we don't have to rely on musb_init_controller(), what
we can do is the phy probe() calls of_usb_get_dr_mode_by_phy() to get
the dr_mode of the controller then sets CFGCHIP2 bits accordingly, so
that we can drop _set_mode() in the phy driver.


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