[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v3 2/4] gpio: pca953x: add register definitions for pcal6524 and fix address calculation

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Apr 26 12:17:23 CEST 2018


Hi Andy,

> Am 26.04.2018 um 12:06 schrieb Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko at gmail.com>:
> 
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:05 PM, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>>> Am 11.04.2018 um 07:00 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>:
>>>> Am 10.04.2018 um 20:06 schrieb Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko at gmail.com>:
>>>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 7:07 PM, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
> 
>>>>> PCAL chips ("L" seems to stand for "latched") have additional
>>>>> registers starting at address 0x40 to control the latches,
>>>>> interrupt mask, pull-up and pull down etc.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The constants are so far defined in a way that they fit for
>>>>> the pcal9555a when shifted by the number of banks, i.e. multiplied
>>>>> by 2.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Now the pcal6524 has 3 banks which means the relative offset
>>>>> must be multiplied by 4 which gives a wrong result if not done
>>>>> carefully, since the base offset is already included in the offset.
>>>>> 
>>>>> For the basic registers shared with all pca93xx/tca64xx chips
>>>>> there is no such offset.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Therefore, we add code to adjust the register number for exended
>>>>> registers to the 24 bit accessor functions.
>>>>> 
>>>>> And we add additional register offset constants (not yet used by
>>>>> the driver code) which are specific to the pcal6524.
> 
>>>> First of all, as I said, please split this to two patches. Don't mix the things.
>>> Ok. Queued for v4.
> 
> I actually think it would be even more patches:
> - move to hex from dec
> - add new definitions for PCAL953x
> - append new code for registers (see below)
> - add definitions for PCAL6524

It is already done in my local git,
just waiting for the address thing...

> 
>>>>> +       /* adjust register address for pcal6524 */
>>>>> +       if (reg >= PCAL953X_OUT_STRENGTH)
>>>>> +               reg -= PCAL953X_OUT_STRENGTH >> 1;
>>>>> +
>>>> 
>>>> Give me some days to think about it.
> 
> So, what about something like:
> 
> --- 8< --- 8< ---
> #define PCAL953X_GPIO_MASK GENMASK(5,0) // this makes sense even for
> your initial solution
> 
> int bank_shift = fls((chip->gpio_chip.ngpio - 1) / BANK_SZ);
> int addr = (reg & PCAL953X_GPIO_MASK) << bank_shift;
> int pinctrl = (reg & ~PCAL953X_GPIO_MASK) << 1;

Ok! Intersting idea.

Basically decomposes register bank number (pinctrl) and register offset (addr)
and shifts them differently.

> 
> return i2c_smbus_write_i2c_block_data(chip->client,
>                                             pinctrl | addr  | REG_ADDR_AI,
>                                             NBANK(chip), val);
> 
> // similar for read.

Looks good. I'll test asap.

BR and thanks,
Nikolaus

> 
> --- 8< --- 8< ---
> 
> Keep in mind your solution has a bug for registers starting from 0x30.
> 
> -- 
> With Best Regards,
> Andy Shevchenko



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