Re: [PATCH v2 06/12] mmc: pwrseq: add support for power-on sequencing through DT

From: Heiko Stuebner
Date: Fri Jan 08 2016 - 21:42:22 EST

Am Freitag, 8. Januar 2016, 09:22:31 schrieb Javier Martinez Canillas:
> > For example:
> > we need enable wifi module power to via the WL_REG_ON
> > pin, we need enable it as the regulator if this pin is connected to
> > the gpio of cpu.
> This part confuses me, so does your chip have an actual regulator that
> needs to be enabled or is just a fake regulator whose gpio property is
> used not to enable the regulator but to toggle the WL_REG_ON pin of
> the WiFi chip?

another option would be to use the reset-gpio-handles. rk3288-veyron and I
think some Exynos as well use it that way.

> > Maybe, someone will say that can pull up/down from dts.
> > Unfortunately some SoCs can't support pinctrl pull up/down in
> > internal.
> Can you please elaborate on this? AFAIU this limitation is the reason
> why you went with the regulator approach so I think it deserve a more
> deep explanation.

On the rk3036 each pin has an individual unchangable pull direction. So it's
either no bias or pulling in the predefined direction (the pin_default bias