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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] dt-bindings: HID: i2c-hid: elan: Introduce bindings for Elan eKTH6915
On Mon, 23 May 2022, Douglas Anderson wrote:

> Like many i2c-hid touchscreen controllers, the Elan eKTH6915
> controller has a reset gpio. For the Goodix GT7375P touchscreen the
> decision was to add a new binding rather than trying to add a new GPIO
> to the existing i2c-hid binding. We'll follow the lead and do it here,
> too.
>
> SIDE NOTE: the Elan eKTH6915 is a touchscreen _controller_ that's
> included as a part on some touchscreens. The reset line isn't truly
> necessary for the functioning of the touchscreen, so it's possible
> that some designs won't have it hooked up and will just guarantee the
> power sequencing requirements with RLC circuits. Thus, we'll mark the
> reset gpio as optional.
>
> Note that if the reset GPIO isn't used there's actually no true need
> to use the "elan,ekth6915" compatible instead of the "hid-over-i2c" on
> Linux. However:
> - Officially using just "hid-over-i2c" for this device violates the
> existing "hid-over-i2c" bindings. The bindings say that you're not
> supposed to use "post-power-on-delay-ms" without specifying a more
> specific compatible. Currently the Linux driver doesn't enforce
> this, but it violates the bindings to just use
> "hid-over-i2c". ...and if you're going to add a more specific
> compatible anyway, might as well do it right.
> - Using this compatible means we don't need to specify
> "hid-descr-addr" since it's inferred from the compatible.
> - Using this compatible means that the regulator names match the names
> on the Elan datasheet (vcc33 / vccio) vs the generic hid-over-i2c
> (vdd / vddl).
>
> Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>

Now queued in hid.git, thanks.

--
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs

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