Re: [PATCHv2 1/2] pci: spear: Use platform_driver_probe instead of platform_driver_register

From: Stanimir Varbanov
Date: Thu Feb 12 2015 - 21:09:16 EST


On 02/12/2015 11:07 AM, Matwey V. Kornilov wrote:
> 2015-02-11 12:19 GMT+03:00 Stanimir Varbanov <svarbanov@xxxxxxxxxx>:
>> please don't top posting.
>> On 02/11/2015 10:38 AM, Matwey V. Kornilov wrote:HI
>>> It sounds reasonable, but does current implementation support deferring?
>> yes, it uses deferred probe see devm_phy_get() and devm_clk_get() calls in
>> .probe and how the returned values are checked.
>>> Struct spear13xx_pcie_driver just dissapears from memory after init.
>> IMO this is expected because spear13xx_pcie_driver is annotated as
>> __initdata.
> The question was how deferred probe had been expected to work? When
> probe has been deferred at first attempt, then second attempt
> performed after init section, so proble() function must be available,at
> but it is not. Isn't it?

That is questionable, maybe it works by chance?.

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