Re: [PATCH V3 1/2] spmi: remove wakeup command before slave probe

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Wed Feb 18 2015 - 14:17:22 EST

On 02/18/15 07:39, Josh Cartwright wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2015 at 03:51:11PM -0700, Gilad Avidov wrote:
>> According to spmi spec a slave powers up into startup state and then
>> transitions into active state. Thus, the wakeup command is not required
>> before calling the slave's probe. The wakeup command is only needed for
>> slaves that are in sleep state after receiving the sleep command.
>> This is a bug since spmi master controllers, such as spmi-pmic-arb,
>> which have no support for wakeup command return an error on that
>> command and thus fail before reaching a slave driver probe.
> If masters are required by the spec to support all commands as Stephen
> mentions, then I'd argue this is not a bug in the core code at all, but
> in the spmi-pmic-arb driver. But, unfortunately, having lost access to
> the spec, I'll defer.
> Regardless, I think this is useful as an optimization, just with dubious
> justification.
> Therefore,
> Acked-by: Josh Cartwright <joshc@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Agreed, it's mostly an optimization and aligns the code more with the
spec. How about we drop the "This is a bug" part?

With that done,

Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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