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HAL_I2C_Mem_Read_DMA() Locks up the bus

Question asked by john gassel on Jul 17, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 2, 2018 by Tyler Gilbert

I've found that if I try to run the HAL_I2C_Mem_Read_DMA() function and communicate with a device with the wrong slave address, it will hang up the I²C bus.  It leaves SCL set to 0 because it doesn't send the stop bit.  I think this is due to a bug in the HAL library.  


I'm using the latest version of the HAL Driver and I find the following code on line 3500 of stm32f4xx_hal_i2c.c:


/* Do not generate a STOP in case of Slave receive non acknowledge during transfer (mean not at the end of transfer) */

if(hi2c->Mode == HAL_I2C_MODE_MASTER)
/* Generate Stop */


The comment is that it doesn't want to generate a STOP for a slave.  However, it only checks if hi2c->Mode == HAL_I2C_MODE_MASTER, it does not check if mode == MEM.  In my clase, when the slave address is wrong it just finihsed a master write and should send the stop.


The non-DMA function works just fine.