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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Input: elants_i2c - return real value of elants_i2c_initialize()
On Tue, Sep 03, 2019 at 10:33:33AM +0800, Johnny.Chuang wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
>
> Thanks for your explanation.
> If I want to abandon this patch, what's step I need to do?

Absolutely nothing ;) Consider it dropped.

>
> Many thanks,
> Johnny
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 'Dmitry Torokhov' [mailto:dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 2:30 AM
> To: Johnny.Chuang
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; linux-input@vger.kernel.org; STRD2-蔡惠嬋;
> STRD2-陳崇明經理; '梁博翔'; 'jeff'
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Input: elants_i2c - return real value of
> elants_i2c_initialize()
>
> Hi Johnny,
>
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 10:33:46AM +0800, Johnny.Chuang wrote:
> > The return value of elants_i2c_initialize() was always 0.
> > It maybe register input device when initialize fail.
>
> We do not want to return error here, because it will abort probe, and then
> we will not be able to initiate firmware flash flow so we can attempt to
> recover the device.
>
> If you want to try you can change the ts->iap_mode before trying to register
> input device, but then you need to be very careful about registering and
> unregistering it later, after flashing or re-flashing firmware.
>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Johnny Chuang <johnny.chuang@emc.com.tw>
> > ---
> > drivers/input/touchscreen/elants_i2c.c | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/input/touchscreen/elants_i2c.c
> > b/drivers/input/touchscreen/elants_i2c.c
> > index d4ad24e..9c9816f 100644
> > --- a/drivers/input/touchscreen/elants_i2c.c
> > +++ b/drivers/input/touchscreen/elants_i2c.c
> > @@ -571,7 +571,7 @@ static int elants_i2c_initialize(struct elants_data
> *ts)
> > if (error)
> > ts->iap_mode = ELAN_IAP_RECOVERY;
> >
> > - return 0;
> > + return error;
> > }
> >
> > /*
> > --
> > 2.7.4
> >
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
> Dmitry
>

--
Dmitry

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