[PATCH i2c-next 1/2] dt-bindings: i2c: aspeed: add hardware timeout support

Wolfram Sang wsa at the-dreams.de
Tue Oct 22 15:56:56 AEDT 2019

> Changes I submitted in this patch set is for a different purpose which
> is very Aspeed H/W specific, and actually it's a more serious timeout
> setting indeed. If this H/W is used in multi-master environment, it
> could meet a H/W hang that freezes itself in slave mode and it can't
> escape from the state. To resolve the specific case, this H/W provides
> self-recovery feature which monitors abnormal state of SDA, SCL and its
> H/W state machine using the timeout setting to determine the escape
> condition.

Thanks for the summary. I just wonder on what the timeout value depends.
Do we really need to put in DT or can we derive it e.g. from the
compatible value in the driver?

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