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From: Michael Zaidman <>
	Michael Zaidman <>
Subject: [PATCH v2] HID: ft260: fix device removal due to USB disconnect
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:26:03 +0300	[thread overview]
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This commit fixes a functional regression introduced by the commit 82f09a637dd3
("HID: ft260: improve error handling of ft260_hid_feature_report_get()")
when upon USB disconnect, the FTDI FT260 i2c device is still available within
the /dev folder.

In my company's product, where the host USB to FT260 USB connection is
hard-wired in the PCB, the issue is not reproducible. To reproduce it, I used
the VirtualBox Ubuntu 20.04 VM and the UMFT260EV1A development module for the
FTDI FT260 chip:

Plug the UMFT260EV1A module into a USB port and attach it to VM.

The VM shows 2 i2c devices under the /dev:
    michael@michael-VirtualBox:~$ ls /dev/i2c-*
    /dev/i2c-0  /dev/i2c-1

The i2c-0 is not related to the FTDI FT260:
    michael@michael-VirtualBox:~$ cat /sys/bus/i2c/devices/i2c-0/name
    SMBus PIIX4 adapter at 4100

The i2c-1 is created by hid-ft260.ko:
    michael@michael-VirtualBox:~$ cat /sys/bus/i2c/devices/i2c-1/name
    FT260 usb-i2c bridge on hidraw1

Now, detach the FTDI FT260 USB device from VM. We expect the /dev/i2c-1
to disappear, but it's still here:
    michael@michael-VirtualBox:~$ ls /dev/i2c-*
    /dev/i2c-0  /dev/i2c-1

And the kernel log shows:
    [  +0.001202] usb 2-2: USB disconnect, device number 3
    [  +0.000109] ft260 0003:0403:6030.0002: failed to retrieve system status
    [  +0.000316] ft260 0003:0403:6030.0003: failed to retrieve system status

It happens because the commit 82f09a637dd3 changed the ft260_get_system_config()
return logic. This caused the ft260_is_interface_enabled() to exit with error
upon the FT260 device USB disconnect, which in turn, aborted the ft260_remove()
before deleting the FT260 i2c device and cleaning its sysfs stuff.

This commit restores the FT260 USB removal functionality and improves the
ft260_is_interface_enabled() code to handle correctly all chip modes defined
by the device interface configuration pins DCNF0 and DCNF1.

Signed-off-by: Michael Zaidman <>
Acked-by: Aaron Jones (FTDI-UK) <>
 drivers/hid/hid-ft260.c | 23 +++++++----------------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/hid/hid-ft260.c b/drivers/hid/hid-ft260.c
index f43a8406cb9a..e73776ae6976 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/hid-ft260.c
+++ b/drivers/hid/hid-ft260.c
@@ -742,7 +742,7 @@ static int ft260_is_interface_enabled(struct hid_device *hdev)
 	int ret;
 	ret = ft260_get_system_config(hdev, &cfg);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;
 	ft260_dbg("interface:  0x%02x\n", interface);
@@ -754,23 +754,16 @@ static int ft260_is_interface_enabled(struct hid_device *hdev)
 	switch (cfg.chip_mode) {
 	case FT260_MODE_ALL:
 	case FT260_MODE_BOTH:
-		if (interface == 1) {
+		if (interface == 1)
 			hid_info(hdev, "uart interface is not supported\n");
-			return 0;
-		}
-		ret = 1;
+		else
+			ret = 1;
 	case FT260_MODE_UART:
-		if (interface == 0) {
-			hid_info(hdev, "uart is unsupported on interface 0\n");
-			ret = 0;
-		}
+		hid_info(hdev, "uart interface is not supported\n");
 	case FT260_MODE_I2C:
-		if (interface == 1) {
-			hid_info(hdev, "i2c is unsupported on interface 1\n");
-			ret = 0;
-		}
+		ret = 1;
 	return ret;
@@ -1004,11 +997,9 @@ static int ft260_probe(struct hid_device *hdev, const struct hid_device_id *id)
 static void ft260_remove(struct hid_device *hdev)
-	int ret;
 	struct ft260_device *dev = hid_get_drvdata(hdev);
-	ret = ft260_is_interface_enabled(hdev);
-	if (ret <= 0)
+	if (!dev)
 	sysfs_remove_group(&hdev->dev.kobj, &ft260_attr_group);

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-29 10:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-20 14:49 [PATCH v1] " Michael Zaidman
2021-07-28  9:47 ` Jiri Kosina
2021-07-29 10:26   ` Michael Zaidman [this message]
2021-07-29 10:39     ` [PATCH v2] " Jiri Kosina

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