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From: Dale Farnsworth on 14 Jan 2010 10:20
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 08:32:35PM +0900, Paul Mundt wrote:
> The current rtc-max6900 driver only supports getting and setting the time
> through bursting, which requires a controller capable of such. As
> bursting is merely an optimization, we can also opt for the non-burst
> fallback path that pokes at the date/time registers individually.
> By opting for the fallback solution, it's possible to fully support the
> RTC on controllers that only implement I2C_FUNC_SMBUS_BYTE_DATA instead
> of requiring master transfers via I2C_FUNC_I2C.
> This was tested with an I2C_FUNC_SMBUS_BYTE_DATA controller with a MAX6909
> attached. Currently only a subset of the MAX6909 functionality is supported,
> patches to extend the current driver to be forthcoming.
> There are no functional changes for I2C_FUNC_I2C controllers.
> Signed-off-by: Paul Mundt <lethal(a)linux-sh.org>
Acked-by: Dale Farnsworth <dale(a)farnsworth.org>
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