[PATCH v5 1/3] i2c: aspeed: Add slave_enable() to toggle slave mode

Wolfram Sang wsa at kernel.org
Tue Nov 30 06:22:32 AEDT 2021


I still wonder if we can't get the SSIF BMC driver upstream...

> @all: Plus, I neither like the API (because it doesn't look generic to
> me but mostly handling one issue needed here) nor do I fully understand
> the use case. Normally, when a read is requested and the backend needs
> time to deliver the data, the hardware should stretch the SCL clock
> until some data register is finally written to. If it doesn't do it for
> whatever reason, this is a quirky hardware in my book and needs handling
> in the driver only. So, what is special with this HW? Can't we solve it
> differently?

... for that, it would be great if somebody could answer my questions
here :)

Happy hacking,


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