Re: [PATCH 5/7 v6] drm/i915/intel_i2c: use INDEX cycles for i2c readtransactions
From: Daniel Vetter
Date: Thu Mar 29 2012 - 05:25:00 EST
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 04:37:18PM +0800, Daniel Kurtz wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 2:52 AM, Chris Wilson <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 02:26:37 +0800, Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> It is very common for an i2c device to require a small 1 or 2 byte write
> >> followed by a read. For example, when reading from an i2c EEPROM it is
> >> common to write and address, offset or index followed by a reading some
> >> values.
> > Hmm, I have
> > "gmbus1, bits 8-15: 8-bit GMBUS slave register
> > This field is redundant and should not be used."
> > Scary. :)
> Perhaps INDEX ops are only available on some chipsets?
> Is this something you can double check?
I think index ops are available, the text sounds more like a hint to the
programmer that for VCH devices you should use word reg index access (i.e.
gmbus 5). We'll see when it blows up.
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