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SubjectRe: [PATCH] w1-gpio: add external pull-up enable callback
On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 02:43:33PM +0200, Daniel Mack wrote:
> On embedded devices, sleep mode conditions can be tricky to handle,
> Especially when processors tend to pull-down the w1 bus during sleep.
> Bus slaves (such as the ds2760) may interpret this as a reason for
> power-down conditions and entirely switch off the device.
>
> This patch adds a callback function pointer to let users switch on and
> off the external pull-up resistor. This lets the outside world know
> whether the processor is currently actively driving the bus or not.

Looks simple enough but I wonder if you could just do this from the
platform code. I suppose the downside would be that you would enable the
pullup even if w1-gpio is not loaded.

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