Re: [PATCH v8 1/6] ARM: imx6q: provide documentation for new fsl,pmic-stby-poweroff property

From: Oleksij Rempel
Date: Mon Jul 30 2018 - 04:03:48 EST

On 27.07.2018 10:58, Robin Gong wrote:
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>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 1/6] ARM: imx6q: provide documentation for new
>> fsl,pmic-stby-poweroff property
>> Hi Robin,
>> Am Freitag, den 27.07.2018, 01:51 +0000 schrieb Robin Gong:
>> [...]
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> ÂDocumentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/imx6q-clock.txt | 8
>>>>>> ++++++++
>>>>>> Â1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
>>>>>> diff --git
>>>>>> a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/imx6q-clock.txt
>>>>>> b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/imx6q-clock.txt
>>>>>> index a45ca67a9d5f..e1308346e00d 100644
>>>>>> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/imx6q-clock.txt
>>>>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/imx6q-clock.txt
>>>>>> @@ -6,6 +6,14 @@ Required properties:
>>>>>> Â- interrupts: Should contain CCM interrupt
>>>>>> Â- #clock-cells: Should be <1>
>>>>>> +Optional properties:
>>>>>> +- fsl,pmic-stby-poweroff: Configure CCM to assert PMIC_STBY_REQ
>>>>>> +signal
>>>>>> +ÂÂon power off.
>>>>>> +ÂÂUse this property if the SoC should be powered off by
>>>>>> +external power
>>>>>> +ÂÂmanagement IC (PMIC) triggered via PMIC_STBY_REQ signal.
>>>>> PMIC_ON_REQ didn't connect to any pin of PMIC in your case?
>>>> No. First, it was only one customer specific issue. After some
>>>> research I found even publicly available boards (for example
>>>> RioTboard) which has same/similar design. After seeing this in imx6
>>>> documentation as valid power off way, I have no doubts - there should be
>> even more devices doin this in the wild.
>>> Not sure why the customer didn't follow reference design, since
>>> PMIC_ON_REQ can provide power off/on feature by pressing ONOFF key
>>> which connected ONOFF pin of i.mx6(ONOFF will toggle PMIC_ON_REQ to
>>> power off/on PMIC). The official power off/on way (PMIC_ON_REQ) can
>>> also power off all power rails of PFUZE except snvs as your patch did
>>> on PMIC_STBY_REQ.ÂÂPMIC_STBY_REQ is used to notify pmic switch power
>>> mode (PFM/APS) or decrease voltage to save power in kernel suspend, not
>> power off....I am not sure if we need this patchset to 'workaround' the board
>> issue.
>> Not all boards follow the reference design, that's a fact of life.
>> Please look at the i.MX6Q reference manual. The sequence implemented in this
>> patchset can be found as a valid way to power off the system in
>> "60.4.3 Power mode transitions" "Normal ON to OFF with external PMIC", so
>> there is hardly any way to argue that this is a board specific quirk. This is one of
>> the Freescale/NXP recommended sequences to turn off the system.

> Okay, but could you add one more comment for this solution? RTC alarm and ONOFF
> Button wakeup feature can't be support in this case.

Enough to add it in to changelog? or should it go to the binding

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