[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: Add MAX98089 CODEC driver

Jesse Marroquin jesse.marroquin at maxim-ic.com
Fri Nov 12 00:16:12 CET 2010

Thanks for pointing out the I2C device ID. After looking at the existing
drivers that have multiple I2C IDs, I see that the devices can be uniquely
identified. With this we should be able to accommodate both devices with
the same driver.

On 11/11/2010 03:18 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 02:21:07PM -0600, Jesse Marroquin wrote:
>> This patch adds the initial driver for the MAX98089 CODEC.
> I've not read this properly yet but on a first quick scan through this
> bears a more than passing resemblance to the MAX98088 driver - are there
> sufficient incompatibilities between the chips to warrant having a
> separate driver?  http://datasheets.maxim-ic.com/en/ds/MAX98088.pdf
> would suggest not...  
> Keeping a single driver means less code to maintain, which is generally
> a win.  Variations between the parts can be accommodated by registering
> different controls and so on based on the I2C device ID that the system
> registers.

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