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Old 01-13-2012, 12:18 AM   #1
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How to send SMBus 2-byte command (16-bit reg address)?

Hi! I'm developing driver for sensor chip (camera), that is connected to SoC (TI DaVinci) via I2C interface. I started with reading sources of the drivers for similar devices. They all use i2c_smbus_* functions to make queries. The problem is that this functions are expecting 8-bit command (register address), but datasheet says that register address in I2C queries must be 16-bit. There's some mention of the similar thing in Kernel Documentation (for. ex.: line 233), but I can not find how to use it.
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Look for i2c_smbus_xfer. Is it what you need?
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I also faced with this problem. You should use i2c_master_send/recv only. (only for not x86 arch's)


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