[PATCH v11 3/4] i2c: aspeed: added driver for Aspeed I2C

Brendan Higgins brendanhiggins at google.com
Wed Jun 28 09:47:45 AEST 2017

On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 2:00 AM, Wolfram Sang <wsa at the-dreams.de> wrote:
>> > If SCL is stuck low, how do you want to send a STOP?
>> >
>> Fair point. I should probably drop that in the future and just do a
>> reset, and even then, doing a
>> reset is probably just wishful thinking. If a slave is holding down
>> SCL, we are pretty screwed.
> Yes, you'd need to reset the client device. And that has to be done in
> the client driver. I wonder if i2c_transfer and friends should return a
> specific error value in that case... need to think about it.

Well, a good first step would be to make my recovery code conform to
the struct i2c_bus_recovery_info. Is i2c_generic_scl_recovery supposed
to be part of the user interface, or is it just intended to help put the
main recovery function together?

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