Re: [PATCH v9 1/2] regulator: Add driver for max77802 PMIC PMIC regulators

From: Yuvaraj Cd
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 04:22:12 EST

On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 3:45 AM, Doug Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 3:02 PM, Javier Martinez Canillas
> <javier.martinez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello Mark,
>> On 08/22/2014 08:30 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
>>>> The problem is that one of these regulators is used as the vqmmc-supply
>>>> (VCCQ/VDD_IO) so the mmc host controller driver disables it on
>>>> MMC_POWER_OFF. Now AFAIK (Yuvaraj can correct me what I got wrong) this
>>>> shouldn't be an issue since on card detection, the vqmmc supply should be
>>>> enabled again but on Exynos the built-in card detect line is on the same
>>>> power rail as vqmmc. That means that disabling the regulator prevents card
>>>> insertions to be detected.
>>> If the MMC host controller needs a supply enabling in order to do card
>>> detection and it's supposed to be doing card detection I'd expect it to
>>> be enabling that supply. Why is it not doing that?
>> Good question. I'm not that familiar with the dw_mmc host controller nor
>> its driver implementation so I'll let Yuvaraj or Doug to answer that.
Well,here it goes!
1. Power ON the board LDO4CTRL1[7:6] 11b
2. dw_mmc driver enable the vqmmc.
3. checks for UHS support, complete the voltage switching t0 1.8V
4. Does warm reset by reboot command.
5. mmc core calls mmc_set_ios() with MMC_POWER_OFF.
6. dw_mmc driver cut-off the regulator with LDO4CTRL1[7:6] is 00b
7.dw_mmc driver enable the vqmmc.
But after step 7 also, LD4CTRL[7:6] is 00b.
> I haven't seen the issue that Yuvaraj is reporting (but I also haven't
> picked up all of the relevant patches and tried to reproduce), so I'm
> going to have to leave it to Yuvaraj to answer.
static int max77802_enable(struct regulator_dev *rdev)
struct max77802_regulator_prv *max77802 = rdev_get_drvdata(rdev);
int id = rdev_get_id(rdev);
int shift = max77802_get_opmode_shift(id);
return regmap_update_bits(rdev->regmap,
rdev->desc->enable_reg,rdev->desc->enable_mask,max77802->opmode[id] <<
I think in the above code snippet, the "val" is what we got it during
the probe.We always write that value for enabling this regulator(which
is LDO4CTRL1[7:6] 00b after warm reset) which is not correct according
the MAX77802 manual.
> As far as I know the dw_mmc driver ought to be enabling vqmmc when it
> needs it. Perhaps there's a bug in your patch series that adds vqmmc
> support to dw_mmc?
> -Doug
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