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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 7/7] at24: Support probing while off
Hi Bartosz, Rafael,

On Tue, Feb 09, 2021 at 04:49:37PM +0100, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> 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

How about adding this to the description of acpi_dev_state_low_power():

-----------8<--------------
* This function is intended to be used by drivers to tell whether the device
* is in low power state (D1--D3cold) in driver's probe or remove function. See
* Documentation/firmware-guide/acpi/low-power-probe.rst for more information.
-----------8<--------------

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Kind regards,

Sakari Ailus

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