Openmoko Bug #2293: linux/andy-tracking: gps does not always honor power_on

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Fri Jun 5 09:26:14 CEST 2009

#2293: linux/andy-tracking: gps does not always honor power_on
 Reporter:  lindi            |          Owner:  openmoko-kernel    
     Type:  defect           |         Status:  new                
 Priority:  normal           |      Milestone:                     
Component:  System Software  |        Version:  unspecified        
 Severity:  normal           |       Keywords:  kernel gps power_on
 Haspatch:  0                |      Blockedby:                     
Estimated:                   |    Patchreview:                     
 Blocking:                   |   Reproducible:  always             

Comment(by PaulFertser):

 Lindi, afaict the intent of power_was_on is to keep information about
 power state during suspend (while GPS is actually unpowered). So
 power_was_on is correct here but ps_pwron_set should be able to power on
 the GPS regardless of its state (special care should be taken to not
 enable regulator twice, because regulators include reference counting).
 Sent to the ML is a tested patch that should solve the problem.

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