Linux Driver for TPS65086



The Linux driver supports the TPS65086 Power Management IC. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the Regulator sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • tps65086


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/mfd/tps65086.c
  2. drivers/regulator/tps65086-regulator.c
  3. drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65086.c
  4. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/tps65086.txt
  5. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/gpio-tps65086.txt
  6. include/linux/mfd/tps65086.h

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documenation


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or "make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: MFD_TPS65086 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: TI TPS65086 Power Management Integrated Chips (PMICs)  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Multifunction device drivers  Defined at drivers/mfd/Kconfig:1183  Depends on: HAS_IOMEM [=y] && I2C [=y]  Selects: REGMAP [=y] && REGMAP_IRQ [=y] && REGMAP_I2C [=y]Symbol: REGULATOR_TPS65086 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: TI TPS65086 Power regulators  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Voltage and Current Regulator Support (REGULATOR [=y])  Defined at drivers/regulator/Kconfig:753  Depends on: REGULATOR [=y] && MFD_TPS65086 [=y]Symbol: GPIO_TPS65086 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: TI TPS65086 GPO  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> GPIO Support (GPIOLIB [=y])        -> MFD GPIO expanders  Defined at drivers/gpio/Kconfig:933  Depends on: GPIOLIB [=y] && MFD_TPS65086 [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to thisdriver please either1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Hereor2.  Contact your TI representative.


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