Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Device Tree on ARM platform

From: David Miller
Date: Thu May 28 2009 - 01:31:57 EST

From: David Gibson <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 14:47:32 +1000

> The conceptual problem becomes apparent when you consider things like
> i2c. The devtree is the obvious source to discover what i2c device
> are present, but they need to be instantiated as i2c devices on the
> i2c bus, not of platform devices.

Sure, but there is no reason there can't be an of_platform driver
for those i2c devices. And such instantiated devices get propagated
either instantly to the parent, or later when the parent controller
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