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Subject[PATCH 4.4 069/101] HID: i2c-hid: Add sleep between POWER ON and RESET
4.4-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Brendan McGrath <>

[ Upstream commit a89af4abdf9b353cdd6f61afc0eaaac403304873 ]

Support for the Asus Touchpad was recently added. It turns out this
device can fail initialisation (and become unusable) when the RESET
command is sent too soon after the POWER ON command.

Unfortunately the i2c-hid specification does not specify the need for
a delay between these two commands. But it was discovered the Windows
driver has a 1ms delay.

As a result, this patch modifies the i2c-hid module to add a sleep
inbetween the POWER ON and RESET commands which lasts between 1ms and 5ms.

See for further

Signed-off-by: Brendan McGrath <>
Reviewed-by: Benjamin Tissoires <>
Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
drivers/hid/i2c-hid/i2c-hid.c | 9 +++++++++
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

--- a/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/i2c-hid.c
+++ b/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/i2c-hid.c
@@ -364,6 +364,15 @@ static int i2c_hid_hwreset(struct i2c_cl
if (ret)
return ret;

+ /*
+ * The HID over I2C specification states that if a DEVICE needs time
+ * after the PWR_ON request, it should utilise CLOCK stretching.
+ * However, it has been observered that the Windows driver provides a
+ * 1ms sleep between the PWR_ON and RESET requests and that some devices
+ * rely on this.
+ */
+ usleep_range(1000, 5000);
i2c_hid_dbg(ihid, "resetting...\n");

ret = i2c_hid_command(client, &hid_reset_cmd, NULL, 0);

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