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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] usb: dwc3: Add support for VBUS power control

Met vriendelijke groet / kind regards,

Mike Looijmans
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On 27-07-2020 13:53, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 01:50:26PM +0200, Mike Looijmans wrote:
>> Met vriendelijke groet / kind regards,
>> Mike Looijmans
>> System Expert
> You probably want to remove your signature when replying to the list...
>> On 27-07-2020 12:23, Mark Brown wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 09:10:39AM +0200, Mike Looijmans wrote:
>>>> It's the 5V VBUS power for the USB "plug" that's being controlled here. It
>>>> must turned on when the controller is in "host" mode. Some boards arrange
>>>> this in hardware through the PHY, and some just don't have any control at
>>>> all and have it permanently on or off. On a board where the 5V is controlled
>>>> using a GPIO line or an I2C chip, this patch is required to make it work.
>>> That sounds like the driver should not be using _get_optional() then.
>> Making it mandatory would break most (read: all except Topic's) existing
>> boards as they won't have it in their devicetree. I'm perfectly okay with
>> that, but others might disagree.
> No, it wouldn't break them at all - they'd get a dummy regulator
> provided.

Ah, so *not* using _get_optional will yield the behaviour that I'd want. I'll
test and make a v4 patch.

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