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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/9 v2] usb: usb251xb: Add max power/current dts property support
On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 4:27 PM, Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 03:52:55PM -0500, Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 01:42:19PM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:
>> > This parameters may be varied in accordance with hardware specifics.
>> > So lets add the corresponding settings to the usb251x driver dts
>> > specification.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@gmail.com>
>> > ---
>> > Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/usb251xb.txt | 6 ++++++
>> > drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++----
>> > 2 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/usb251xb.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/usb251xb.txt
>> > index 3d84626d3..dd59a32e7 100644
>> > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/usb251xb.txt
>> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/usb251xb.txt
>> > @@ -44,6 +44,12 @@ Optional properties :
>> > device connected.
>> > - sp-disabled-ports : Specifies the ports which will be self-power disabled
>> > - bp-disabled-ports : Specifies the ports which will be bus-power disabled
>> > + - sp-max-{power,current} : Indicates the power/current consumed by hub from
>> > + an upstream port (VBUS) when operation as a self-powered hub. The value
>> > + is given in mA in a 0 - 100 range (default is 1mA).
>> > + - bp-max-{power,current} : Indicates the power/current consumed by hub from
>> > + an upstream port (VBUS) when operation as a bus-powered hub. The value
>> > + is given in mA in a 0 - 510 range (default is 100mA).
>>
>> These need units as defined in property-units.txt.
>>
>
> Ok.
>
>> Why do you need power and current? Can't you calculate power?
>>
>
> These are different parameters of the device. They got different configuration
> registers and descriptions:
> max_power* - ... This value also includes the power consumption of a
> permanently attached peripheral if the hub is configured as a compound
> device, and the embedded peripheral reports 0mA in its descriptors.
> max_current* - ... This value does NOT include the power consumption of a
> permanently attached peripheral if the hub is configured as a compound
> device.

Then the names here should somehow reflect the above. Perhaps
"composite-current" and "hub-current" or something like that.

>
> Additionally as you can see, they both are measured in "mA", so it isn't
> a real physical power.

Well, I can't because there's no units.

Rob

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