[PATCH 6/9] drm/i915/intel_i2c: return -ENXIO for device NAK
chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Wed Mar 7 04:53:21 PST 2012
On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 20:41:03 +0800, Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, Â 7 Mar 2012 19:50:47 +0800, Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz at chromium.org> wrote:
> >> Return -ENXIO if a device NAKs a transaction.
> >> Note: We should return -ETIMEDOUT, too if the transaction times out,
> >> however, that error path is currently handled by the 'bit-bang fallback'.
> >> Signed-off-by: Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz at chromium.org>
> > Can you clarify what the rule is if an error is detected part-way
> > through a xfer?
> A priceless comment from drivers/i2c/i2c-core::i2c_transfer...
Thanks, that is about as consistent as one expects with i2c. ;)
> This doesn't specify what to do if the transfer doesn't get an ACK
> during another phase of the transfer.
> However, it does say to send -ENXIO "if no ACK during address phase",
> which is a subset of the possible no-ACK conditions during a transfer.
> Thus, I choose to return ENXIO in all no-ACK cases, to ensure we send
> it during the one case that is specified.
This (and a summary of the rest) deserves to be captured as a comment in
Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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