Re: [PATCH RFT] regulator: max8972: Fix setting ramp delay

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Mon May 30 2016 - 05:04:34 EST

On 05/30/2016 10:52 AM, Axel Lin wrote:
> 2016-05-30 16:48 GMT+08:00 Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> On 05/29/2016 01:16 PM, Axel Lin wrote:
>>> Current code can set ramp delay to a wrong setting that the return value
>>> from .set_voltage_time_sel is not enough for proper delay.
>> I don't understand what yo wanted to say here. What wrong setting is
>> possible? Why do you mention set_voltage_time_sel() here?
>> Can you elaborate?
>> The only difference I spotted is how you round up the ramp_delay values.
> Assume rdev->constraints->ramp_delay is 20000.
> Original code will set MAX8973_RAMP_12mV_PER_US.
> However, in regulator_set_voltage_time_sel()
> return DIV_ROUND_UP(abs(new_volt - old_volt), ramp_delay);
> This return value is not enough if the device is using MAX8973_RAMP_12mV_PER_US
> setting.

Thanks, now it makes sense but the commit message needs improvements.
The problem is that current code for .set_ramp_delay() rounds down the
value written to register, while the implementation of
.set_voltage_time_sel() works on original constraints (not rounded down).

Please, fix the message.

Best regards,