Re: [RFC PATCH 0/4] Implement USB device/host switch for Vybrid
Date: Wed Mar 30 2016 - 02:38:43 EST
On 16-03-29 00:24:46, Peter Chen wrote:
> > On 2016-03-25 00:40, Peter Chen wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 02:08:26PM +0530, Sanchayan Maity wrote:
> > >> Hello Peter,
> > >>
> > >> The existing usage of extcon in Chipidea driver relies on OTG
> > >> registers. In case of SoC with dual role device but not a true OTG
> > >> controller, this does not work. Such SoC's should specify the
> > >> existing CI_HDRC_DUAL_ROLE_NOT_OTG flag and do the role switch
> > >> without checking any of the OTG registers in my opinion.
> > >> This is the case for Vybrid which uses a Chipidea IP but does not
> > >> have a true 5 pin OTG implemented.
> > >
> > > Sorry to reply you late due to my new born baby.
> > >
> > > Are you sure Vybrid is NOT OTG core? Afaik, it is uses the same IP
> > > base with other Freescale SoCs, just the IP core is 2.40a.
> > > When working at device mode, can you read vbus status through OTGSC?
> > > And if there is an ID pin (input pin) for Vybrid? I mean SoC, not the
> > > board.
> > I think the IP is actually OTG capable, the registers are there, but the signals
> > seem not to be available on the SoC package. That is also what the RM says...
> > Quotes from the RM:
> > "OTG controller should be treated as
> > Dual role controller that allows the
> > controller to act as either a Host or a
> > device with no support for HNP/SRP."
> > And later, in Chapter 11.1:
> > "The USB is not a true OTG. It can be configured by software to function either
> > as peripheral or as host. The ID pin, which is unique for OTG operation, is not
> > present in this implementation. There are no five pin interface. The user will
> > get four pin host/ device interface."
> Get it, thanks. I am doing a patch for covering this case and vbus always-on case.
If I may ask at this point, how would your implementation be covering this case