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SubjectRE: [PATCH v3 2/5] usb: musb: twl: use mailbox API to send VBUS or ID events
Hi Kishon,

>-----Original Message-----
>Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 10:48 PM
>To: Matcovschi, Oleg
>Cc:;;;; >Balbi, Felipe
>Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/5] usb: musb: twl: use mailbox API to send VBUS or ID events

>Hi Oleg,

>On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:09 PM, Matcovschi, Oleg <> wrote:
>>>[] on behalf of ABRAHAM, KISHON VIJAY
>>>Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 5:10 AM
>>>; Balbi, Felipe
>>>Subject: [PATCH v3 2/5] usb: musb: twl: use mailbox API to send VBUS
>>>or ID events
>>>The atomic notifier from twl4030/twl6030 to notifiy VBUS and ID
>>>events, is replaced by a direct call to omap musb blue.
>>>Signed-off-by: Kishon Vijay Abraham I <>
>>> drivers/usb/musb/omap2430.c   |   94
>>> drivers/usb/otg/twl4030-usb.c |   46 ++++++++++----------
>>>drivers/usb/otg/twl6030-usb.c |   47 +++++++++-----------
>>>include/linux/usb/musb-omap.h |   30 +++++++++++++
>>> 4 files changed, 133 insertions(+), 84 deletions(-) create mode
>>>100644 include/linux/usb/musb-omap.h
>> .....
>> +enum omap_musb_vbus_id_status {
>> +       OMAP_MUSB_UNKNOWN = 0,
>> +       OMAP_MUSB_ID_FLOAT,
>> +       OMAP_MUSB_VBUS_OFF,
>> +};
>> +
>> Why did you choose to introduce OMAP_MUSB specific VBUS, ID events?
>> IMHO, it makes more sense to introduce mailbox functionality only without extra translation layer.
>> Same mailbox glue layer could be used for other PHY drivers, not just twl.

>We've decided to make twl as a comparator driver since we have a separate phy driver (not yet merged). Hence we dint >want twl to use usb_phy specific events. So if you have other PHY drivers, you can still use the OMAP_MUSB specific >events.

In other words: you are proposing to have 2 flavors of other phy drivers(OMAP and not-OMAP platform specific)...
Do you think it is necessary?
Could you please provide full description of your original problem?

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