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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] iio: adc: max9611: Fix too short conversion time delay
On Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:23:29 +0100
Wolfram Sang <wsa@the-dreams.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 02, 2019 at 09:55:46AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > As of commit b9ddd5091160793e ("iio: adc: max9611: Fix temperature
> > reading in probe"), max9611 initialization sometimes fails on the
> > Salvator-X(S) development board with:
> >
> > max9611 4-007f: Invalid value received from ADC 0x8000: aborting
> > max9611: probe of 4-007f failed with error -5
> >
> > The max9611 driver tests communications with the chip by reading the die
> > temperature during the probe function, which returns an invalid value.
> >
> > According to the datasheet, the typical ADC conversion time is 2 ms, but
> > no minimum or maximum values are provided. Maxim Technical Support
> > confirmed this was tested with temperature Ta=25 degreeC, and promised
> > to inform me if a maximum/minimum value is available (they didn't get
> > back to me, so I assume it is not).
> >
> > However, the driver assumes a 1 ms conversion time. Usually the
> > usleep_range() call returns after more than 1.8 ms, hence it succeeds.
> > When it returns earlier, the data register may be read too early, and
> > the previous measurement value will be returned. After boot, this is
> > the temperature POR (power-on reset) value, causing the failure above.
> >
> > Fix this by increasing the delay from 1000-2000 µs to 3000-3300 µs.
> >
> > Note that this issue has always been present, but it was exposed by the
> > aformentioned commit.
> >
> > Fixes: 69780a3bbc0b1e7e ("iio: adc: Add Maxim max9611 ADC driver")
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> > Reviewed-by: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo+renesas@jmondi.org>
>
> Reviewed-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa+renesas@sang-engineering.com>
>
> One minor nit, though:
>
> > /*
> > * need a delay here to make register configuration
> > - * stabilize. 1 msec at least, from empirical testing.
> > + * stabilize.
>
> This could be a one line comment now?
>

Applied to the fixes-togreg branch of iio.git and tidied up.

Thanks,

Jonathan

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