I'm considering using a TPS51604 synchronous MOSFET driver in my design.
On page 10 of the datasheet in the section describing the UVLO function a warning is printed saying "CAUTION Do not start the driver in the very low power mode (SKIP = Tri-state)."
This warning goes without any further explanation. In my particular application I cannot guarantee that the SKIP pin will not be in Tri-state during power-up without adding complexity to my circuit.
My question is; what happens if the pin is in tri-state during power-up? Why is the remark printed in a coloured box? Was this some kind of last-minute afterthought?