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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] gpio: Add a driver for Cadence GPIO controller
On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:26:01 +0100
Simon Hatliff <> wrote:

> > Another solution would be to write 0xffffffff into CDNS_GPIO_OUTPUT_EN
> > at probe time so that each time CDNS_GPIO_DIRECTION_MODE is modified to
> > set a pin in output mode, the CDNS_GPIO_OUTPUT_EN is already correctly
> > configured.
> > Simon, would that work? Is there a good reason to keep a bit in
> > CDNS_GPIO_OUTPUT_EN set to 0 when the GPIO is in input mode (power
> > consumption?)?
> If direction_mode is set to input then output_en is ignored so this
> should work. The hardware defaults to output mode, so as long as you
> set all pins to input mode before you set all output_en bits there
> should be no negative effect.

Okay, I'll try something like that, except I'll probably keep already
output-enabled in their existing state to avoid modifying bootloader's
GPIO settings.

Thanks for the feedback.


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