[PATCH 0/4] gpio: driver for the RPi3 GPIO expander

Stefan Wahren stefan.wahren at i2se.com
Tue Jan 2 10:05:38 PST 2018

Hi Baruch,

> Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il> hat am 2. Januar 2018 um 14:19 geschrieben:
> The Raspberry Pi 3 has a GPIO expander that controls, among others, the 
> activity LED, and the camera connector GPIOs. The GPIO expander on an I2C bus 
> that is not directly controlled from the ARM core. The VC4 firmware controls 
> the I2C bus, and allows the ARM core to set/get GPIO settings over its mailbox 
> interface.
> This series adds support for the RPi3 expander.
> The driver is ported from the downstream kernel at 
> https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/, branch rpi-4.9.y.

thanks for trying to upstream this. There has been attemps by Eric Anholt (September 2016) and Michael Zoran (March 2017). Some problems like get_direction() has been fixed, but not all of them.

So please look at the followings links first:


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