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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/6] ARM: dts: dra7-evm: Make VDDA_1V8_PHY supply always on
Hi Tony,

On 07/07/2014 11:29 AM, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Roger Quadros <rogerq@ti.com> [140704 02:57]:
>> After clarification from the hardware team it was found that
>> this 1.8V PHY supply can't be switched OFF when SoC is Active.
>>
>> Since the PHY IPs don't contain isolation logic built in the design to
>> allow the power rail to be switched off, there is a very high risk
>> of IP reliability and additional leakage paths which can result in
>> additional power consumption.
>>
>> The only scenario where this rail can be switched off is part of Power on
>> reset sequencing, but it needs to be kept always-on during operation.
>>
>> This patch is required for proper functionality of USB, SATA
>> and PCIe on DRA7-evm.
>>
>> CC: Rajendra Nayak <rnayak@ti.com>
>> CC: Tero Kristo <t-kristo@ti.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Roger Quadros <rogerq@ti.com>
>
> Best that you queue this with the series:

This patch doesn't have any dependency with the others and we're not even sure if
this series will hit 3.16.

But this 1V8 regulator _is_ required for normal operation of the SoC, whether the
PHYs are in use or not.

Can you please queue just this patch for SoC fixes for 3.16? Thanks.

cheers,
-roger

>
> Acked-by: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>
>
>> ---
>> arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7-evm.dts | 1 +
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7-evm.dts b/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7-evm.dts
>> index 4adc280..8308954 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7-evm.dts
>> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7-evm.dts
>> @@ -240,6 +240,7 @@
>> regulator-name = "ldo3";
>> regulator-min-microvolt = <1800000>;
>> regulator-max-microvolt = <1800000>;
>> + regulator-always-on;
>> regulator-boot-on;
>> };
>>
>> --
>> 1.8.3.2
>>



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