Re: [PATCH] lontium-lt9611: check a different register bit for HDMI sensing

From: Vinod Koul
Date: Wed Nov 17 2021 - 00:10:44 EST

Hi John,

On 16-11-21, 20:47, John Stultz wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 6:07 PM Peter Collingbourne <pcc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > It has been observed that with certain monitors such as the HP Z27n,
> > the register 0x825e reads a value of 0x79 when the HDMI cable is
> > connected and 0x78 when it is disconnected, i.e. bit 0 appears
> > to correspond to the HDMI connection status and bit 2 is never
> > set. Therefore, change the driver to check bit 0 instead of bit 2.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Peter Collingbourne <pcc@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Link:
> > ---
> > N.B. I don't currently have easy access to a monitor that works
> > with the existing driver, so it would be great if people with
> > monitors that currently work could test this patch to make sure
> > that it doesn't introduce any regressions. Otherwise I will change
> > it to check both bits.
> So very interesting! I gave this a spin with my monitors and it works fine.
> Vinod: Can you check the datasheet to see if the wrong bit is being used here?

Well the document I have does not list this register :(

I have asked Lontium folks about this register description, will update
if I hear back. Meanwhile we can get this patch tested with different