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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] iio: ti_am335x_adc: Take touchscreen channels into account for conversion timeout
Hi Sebastian,

El Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 03:31:14PM +0200 Sebastian Andrzej Siewior ha dit:

> On 09/10/2013 11:02 PM, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
> > The calculation of the old conversion timeout value was based on the number of
> > channels used by this driver. This doesn't take into account that other channels
> > can be used by the touchscreen driver. Adjust the timeout value to the maximum
> > if the touchscreen driver is enabled
>
> What bug / miss behave are you trying to fix?

I ran into timeouts when using the touchscreen driver at the same time
as the general purpose ADC and reviewed the timeout calculations. I found
that the IDLE_TIMEOUT value is/was wrong (I submitted another patch
for this) and that the ADC driver doesn't take into account the
steps used by the touchscreen driver

> The difference in timming is minimal and therefore I would prefer to get
> rid of this ifdef and assume the max value of those two instead.

Jonathan also expressed his concerns about this, I submitted a
follow-up patch without the ifdef (https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/9/16/460).
I would appreciate your comments on this patch

note that the timing difference isn't that minimal with the correct
IDLE_TIMEOUT (~100us instead of 10us), it sums up to a max timeout of
~1.6ms (16 steps) and we are busy looping (though in the non-error
case we will bail out as soon as the conversion cycle is finished)

best regards

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