On 09/16/2016 04:03 PM, Wolfram Sang wrote:
The intended use of these functions is for LEGO MINDSTORMS sensors. These
are hot-plugable I2C devices. When a sensor is connected, i2c_adapter_probe()
is called to automatically configure the sensor. When the sensor is
disconnected, i2c_adapter_remove_probed() is called to remove the
automatically configured device.
How do you detect the hot-plug events?
There are "port" drivers that do this. An I2C adapter is assigned to
each port via device-tree or platform data struct.
Port driver code if you are interested:
In particular, here is where we call the new i2c_adapter_probe()