[Gta04-owner] [PATCH 1/2] mmc: core: allow a reset gpio to be configured.

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Fri Nov 28 15:45:58 CET 2014

On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 12:56:33PM +0100, Ulf Hansson wrote:
> On 8 November 2014 at 01:14, NeilBrown <neilb at suse.de> wrote:

> > If the regulator supplying an SDIO device is shared
> > with another device, the turning the regulator 'on' and 'off'
> > will not actually cycle power and so will not reset
> > the device.

> > This is particularly a problem for some wi2si wireless modules which
> > have a BT module on chip and can share power lines.
> > Without the power-cycle, subsequent reset commands fail.

> > So allow a 'reset' gpio to be specified.  If provided, the
> > line is asserted during power-up.

> There have been several attempts to fix similar issues as this patch
> does. The latest one I posted a few month ago, which wasn't accepted.
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.power-management.general/46635

Note also that if the issue is about needing to take different actions
depending on if the power actually got pulled you can request
notification from the regulator API when things actually happen.
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