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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 07/14] mfd: mt6370: Add Mediatek MT6370 support
On Wed, 13 Jul 2022, ChiaEn Wu wrote:

> Hi Lee,
>
> Thanks for your reply.
>
> Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org> 於 2022年7月12日 週二 晚上11:29寫道:
> >
> > On Thu, 23 Jun 2022, ChiaEn Wu wrote:
> >
> > > From: ChiYuan Huang <cy_huang@richtek.com>
> > >
> > > Add Mediatek MT6370 MFD support.
> >
> > No such thing as "MFD support".
> >
> > And you're not getting away with submitting a 370 line patch with a 5
> > word change log either. :)
> >
> > Please at least tell us what the device is and what it's used for.
>
> I sincerely apologize.
> We will add more descriptions of the MT6370 feature in the v5 patch.
>
> >
> > > Signed-off-by: ChiYuan Huang <cy_huang@richtek.com>
> > > ---
> > >
> > > v3
> > > - Refine Kconfig help text
> > > - Refine error message of unknown vendor ID in
> > > mt6370_check_vendor_info()
> > > - Refine return value handling of mt6370_regmap_read()
> > > - Refine all probe error by using dev_err_probe()
> > > - Refine "bank_idx" and "bank_addr" in mt6370_regmap_read() and
> > > mt6370_regmap_write()
> > > - Add "#define VENID*" and drop the comments in
> > > mt6370_check_vendor_info()
> > > - Drop "MFD" in MODULE_DESCRIPTION()
> > > ---
> > > drivers/mfd/Kconfig | 13 ++
> > > drivers/mfd/Makefile | 1 +
> > > drivers/mfd/mt6370.c | 358 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > 3 files changed, 372 insertions(+)
> > > create mode 100644 drivers/mfd/mt6370.c

[...]

> > > +static int mt6370_probe(struct i2c_client *i2c)
> > > +{
> > > + struct mt6370_info *info;
> > > + struct i2c_client *usbc_i2c;
> > > + int ret;
> > > +
> > > + info = devm_kzalloc(&i2c->dev, sizeof(*info), GFP_KERNEL);
> > > + if (!info)
> > > + return -ENOMEM;
> > > +
> > > + info->dev = &i2c->dev;
> > > +
> > > + usbc_i2c = devm_i2c_new_dummy_device(&i2c->dev, i2c->adapter,
> > > + MT6370_USBC_I2CADDR);
> > > + if (IS_ERR(usbc_i2c))
> > > + return dev_err_probe(&i2c->dev, PTR_ERR(usbc_i2c),
> > > + "Failed to register USBC I2C client\n");
> > > +
> > > + /* Assign I2C client for PMU and TypeC */
> > > + info->i2c[MT6370_PMU_I2C] = i2c;
> > > + info->i2c[MT6370_USBC_I2C] = usbc_i2c;
> > > +
> > > + info->regmap = devm_regmap_init(&i2c->dev, &mt6370_regmap_bus, info,
> > > + &mt6370_regmap_config);
> >
> > Apart from in mt6370_check_vendor_info() where is this actually used?
>
> Well... from my understanding, we use this MFD driver to make other
> drivers of MT6370 (e.g. charger, ADC, led...) use the same regmap
> settings.
> Thus, this regmap is not only used in mt6370_check_vendor_info().

Well for that to happen you need to store the data somewhere for the
child devices to fetch from. I don't see that happening in this
patch? What did I miss?

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