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Subject[PATCH v1 1/3] Documentation: gpio: Input mode is not true Hi-Z
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The true Hi-Z (a.k.a. high impedance) mode is when pin is completely
disconnected from the chip. This includes input buffer as well.
Nevertheless, some hardware may not support that mode and they are
considering input only as Hi-Z, but more precisely it is an equivalent
to that, in electronics it's basically "an antenna mode".

Sligthly correct documentation to take the above into consideration.

Signed-off-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
---
Documentation/driver-api/gpio/driver.rst | 8 ++++----
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/driver-api/gpio/driver.rst b/Documentation/driver-api/gpio/driver.rst
index 6baaeab79534..bf6319cc531b 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-api/gpio/driver.rst
+++ b/Documentation/driver-api/gpio/driver.rst
@@ -218,10 +218,10 @@ not support open drain/open source in hardware, the GPIO library will instead
use a trick: when a line is set as output, if the line is flagged as open
drain, and the IN output value is low, it will be driven low as usual. But
if the IN output value is set to high, it will instead *NOT* be driven high,
-instead it will be switched to input, as input mode is high impedance, thus
-achieving an "open drain emulation" of sorts: electrically the behaviour will
-be identical, with the exception of possible hardware glitches when switching
-the mode of the line.
+instead it will be switched to input, as input mode is an equivalent to
+high impedance, thus achieving an "open drain emulation" of sorts: electrically
+the behaviour will be identical, with the exception of possible hardware glitches
+when switching the mode of the line.

For open source configuration the same principle is used, just that instead
of actively driving the line low, it is set to input.
--
2.35.1
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