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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC 0/2] regulator: bd9571mwv: Add support for toggle power switches
Hi all,

On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 12:26 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<> wrote:
> The ROHM BD9571MWV PMIC on the Renesas Salvator-X(S) and ULCB
> development boards supports DDR Backup Power, which means that the DDR
> power rails can be kept powered while the main SoC is powered down.
> This patch series extends the support for DDR backup mode[1] to systems
> with toggle instead of momentary power switches.
> With a toggle power switch (or level signal), the following steps must
> be followed exactly:
> 1. Configure PMIC for backup mode, which changes the role of the
> power switch to a wake-up switch,
> 2. Switch accessory power switch off, to prepare for system suspend,
> which is a manual step not controlled by software,
> 3. Suspend system,
> 4. Switch accessory power switch on, to resume.
> Unlike on systems with a momentary toggle switch, an additional step 2
> must be performed in between step 1 and step 3. Hence step 1 can no
> longer be handled in the PMIC's suspend callback.
> This patch series proposes a new callback for wake-up change
> notification, which allows performing step 1 when the user writes
> "enabled" to the PMIC's "wakeup" virtual file in sysfs, e.g.
> echo enabled > /sys/devices/platform/soc/e60b0000.i2c/i2c-7/7-0030/
> Conversely, writing "disabled" reverts the role of the accessory switch
> to a power switch.
> Note that unlike with momentary switches, backup mode is not enabled by
> default, as enabling it prevents the board from being powered off using
> the power switch, which may confuse the user.
> This has been tested on M3ULCB (thanks Jacopo!), and on Salvator-X(S).
> For testing, driver and DTS patches are available in the
> topic/bd9571-ddr-backup-mode-driver-v2 and
> topic/bd9571-ddr-backup-mode-dt-v2 branches of my renesas-drivers git
> repository at
> git://
> Thanks for your comments!
> [1]
> Geert Uytterhoeven (2):
> PM / wakeup: Add callback for wake-up change notification
> regulator: bd9571mwv: Add support for toggle power switches
> drivers/base/power/wakeup.c | 4 ++++
> drivers/regulator/bd9571mwv-regulator.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/pm.h | 1 +
> 3 files changed, 29 insertions(+)

Any comments/suggestions?

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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