RE: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: dts: imx6ul-14x14-evk: Add sensors' GPIO regulator

From: Anson Huang
Date: Tue Dec 10 2019 - 20:06:24 EST

> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: dts: imx6ul-14x14-evk: Add sensors' GPIO
> regulator
> On 24.10.2019 11:51, Anson Huang wrote:
> > On i.MX6UL 14x14 EVK board, sensors' power are controlled by
> > GPIO5_IO02, add GPIO regulator for sensors to manage their power.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Anson Huang <Anson.Huang@xxxxxxx>
> For me this breaks network boot on imx6ul evk, relevant log snippet is this:
> fec 20b4000.ethernet eth0: Unable to connect to phy
> IP-Config: Failed to open eth0
> Looking at schematics (SPF-28616_C2.pdf) I see that SNVS_TAMPER2 pin is
> connected to PERI_PWREN which controls VPERI_3V3 which is used across
> the board:
> * Sensors (VSENSOR_3V3)
> * Ethernet (VENET_3V3)
> * Bluetooth
> * CAN
> * Arduino header
> * Camera
> Maybe there are board revision differences? As far as I can tell this regulator
> is not specific to sensors so it should be always on.

You are correct, this regulator controls many other peripherals, I should make it always ON for now
to make sure NOT break other peripheral, and after all other peripherals controlled
by this regulator have added this regulator management, then the always ON can be