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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] mfd: arizona: Use new regmap features for manual register patch
On Tue, 25 Feb 2014, Charles Keepax wrote:

> On the wm5102 the register patches are applied manually, rather than by
> the regmap core. This application is wrapped in calls to
> regcache_cache_bypass. However, this is dangerous as other threads may
> be accessing the hardware at the same time as the pm_runtime operations
> and if they do so during the period whilst cache_bypass is enabled those
> writes will miss the cache when they shouldn't.
> Apply the register patch using the new regmap_multi_reg_write_bypassed
> function to avoid this problem. Also remove the call to
> regcache_cache_bypass from the hardware patch application as it is
> unneeded there and creates a similar window for writes to miss the
> cache.
> Signed-off-by: Charles Keepax <>
> ---
> drivers/mfd/arizona-core.c | 4 ----
> drivers/mfd/wm5102-tables.c | 21 ++++-----------------
> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)

Acked-by: Lee Jones <>

Lee Jones
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