Re: [PATCH 1/3] mfd: cros_ec: Add Chrome OS EC userspace device interface

From: Lee Jones
Date: Thu Nov 20 2014 - 08:26:36 EST

> > I know how the device driver model works. I'm asking where the
> > 'device' is registered from, not the 'driver' i.e. platform data, DT,
> > ACPI?
> >
> Right, sorry for misunderstanding your question and the silly comment then.
> $Subject adds a "cros-ec-dev" mfd cell to the cros ec mfd driver.
> So the device is registered from DT when the cros ec device node is
> matched (e.g: "google,cros-ec-spi" or "google,cros-ec-i2c") and the
> cros ec mfd driver probe function calls mfd_add_devices().

Ah, so it's registered from another MFD device. That's okay then.
That answers my question. FWIW I was going to ask about the missing
match table, but that's not required in this case.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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