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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 11/12] spmi: pmic-arb: add support for HW version 5
On 2017-08-17 17:58, Shawn Guo wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 03:38:30PM +0530, wrote:
>> The intention of this check is to avoid the access to the
>> peripherals those are
>> not owned by the current EE (APSS) and it is expected to return a
>> failure if the
>> peripheral that is not owned by the current EE is trying to be
>> accessed.
> Thanks for the background of this check.
>> Looks like you trying to access the GPIOs 0xc000 and 0xc100,
>> which are owned by modem subsystem but not the APSS. That is why you
>> seeing the failure for that.
>> Please change the ownership of those GPIOs to APSS (id '0') if you
>> are working on a non-modem device (APQ).
> Yes, it's device apq8016-sbc, and the error message is like below.
> [ 1.317186] spmi spmi-0: PMIC arbiter version v2 (0x20010000)
> [ 1.324784] spmi spmi-0: failed to xlate sid = 0x0, periph = 0xc0,
> irq = 0: ee=0 but owner=2
> [ 1.329430] spmi spmi-0: failed to xlate sid = 0x0, periph = 0xc0,
> irq = 0: ee=0 but owner=2
> [ 1.337626] qcom-spmi-gpio: probe of
> 200f000.spmi:pm8916@0:gpios@c000 failed with error -22
> I see that 'qcom,ee' property of spmi_bus is already <0>. Is that what
> you mean by ownership of those GPIOs?
> The pm8916_gpio is working fine on apq8016-sbc device with the current
> mainline kernel. It's not good to break the existing device without
> a very good. IMO, we should get this fixed before the patch is merged.
> Shawn
> --

From the logs the ownership for these GPIOs is not assigned to the
application processor but to another master. Considering this is a
(apq8016-sbc) APSS only platform ideally the fix for this would be to
update the ownership table in the boot loader. The other option would be
to make the existing ownership check in SW optional for a platform via
DT. I will push a patch shortly for this. Could you please give that a

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