Re: [PATCH v4 4/4] regulator: Prevent falling too fast

From: Mark Brown
Date: Fri Sep 16 2016 - 12:33:27 EST

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 11:02:23AM -0700, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
> El Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 03:39:45PM +0100 Mark Brown ha dit:

> > The obvious question here is how the OVP hardware knows about the new
> > voltage and why we're bodging this in the regulator core rather than in
> > the OVP hardware.

> The OVP hardware is part of the regulator and the regulator is not
> notified directly about voltage changes. The regulator transforms the
> PWM input into DC output and does the OVP internally with the limits
> described above.

So the PWM is just configuring this external regulator chip (which
doesn't seem to be described in DT...) and that's just incredibly bad at
coping with voltage changes? It does sound rather like we ought to be
representing this chip directly in case it needs other workarounds.

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