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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MFD: TWL 6030: clear IRQ status register only once
Hi Nishan,

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 08:03:45PM -0600, Nishanth Menon wrote:
> TWL6030 family of PMIC use a shadow interrupt status register
> while kernel processes the current interrupt event.
> However, any write(0 or 1) to register INT_STS_A, INT_STS_B or
> INT_STS_C clears all 3 interrupt status registers.
>
> Since clear of the interrupt is done on 32k clk, depending on I2C
> bus speed, we could in-adverently clear the status of a interrupt
> status pending on shadow register in the current implementation.
> This is due to the fact that multi-byte i2c write operation into
> three seperate status register could result in multiple load
> and clear of status and result in lost interrupts.
>
> Instead, doing a single byte write to INT_STS_A register with 0x0
> will clear all three interrupt status registers without the related
> risk.
Applied, thanks.

Cheers,
Samuel.

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