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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 7/7] at24: Support probing while off
On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 5:54 PM Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 5:44 PM Bartosz Golaszewski
> <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 2:25 PM Sakari Ailus
> > <sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > In certain use cases (where the chip is part of a camera module, and the
> > > camera module is wired together with a camera privacy LED), powering on
> > > the device during probe is undesirable. Add support for the at24 to
> > > execute probe while being powered off. For this to happen, a hint in form
> > > of a device property is required from the firmware.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org>
> > > ---
> >
> > I'll ack this but I still claim that the name
> > acpi_dev_state_low_power() is super misleading for this use-case and
> > I've been saying that for 10 versions now with everyone just ignoring
> > my remarks. :/
>
> Well, the function in question simply checks if the current ACPI power
> state of the device is different from "full power", so its name
> appears to be quite adequate to me.
>
> If the way in which it is used is confusing, though, I guess
> explaining what's going on would be welcome.
>

Yes, I have explained it multiple time already - last time at v9 of this series:

https://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg3816807.html

Bartosz

> > Acked-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>

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