RE: [PATCH] i2c-dev: Add support for I2C_M_RECV_LEN

From: Voss, Nikolaus
Date: Mon Apr 16 2012 - 03:40:35 EST


Douglas Gilbert wrote on 2012-04-06:
> On 12-04-06 12:25 PM, Jean Delvare wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 12:16:19 -0400, Douglas Gilbert wrote:
>>> However I see that Nikolaus Voss has submitted a replacement driver
>>> for the i2c-at91 that works for the G45 which has two TWI units.
>>> Is that driver going into the mainline? Surely it is much better
>>> than the broken i2c-at91 driver that has been sitting broken for
>>> way too long. Atmel are bringing out new MCUs in that family which
>>> have 3 TWI units (e.g. AT91SAM9G25). Apart from the limitations
>>> about repeated starts surely Atmel have fixed the problems referred
>>> to in existing mainline i2c-at91.c driver from circa 2006.
>>> My vote would be to add Nikolaus Voss's driver ASAP.
>> I'm not into embedded devices, so this isn't my call.
> A pity. I checked lk 3.4-rc1 and the bad old driver is still there.

as I see it, my driver has only been tested with the G45. If you
can confirm it works with other devices, too, maybe this would help
to get it into next.


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