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

From: Matwey V. Kornilov
Date: Sun Feb 15 2015 - 08:16:38 EST

2015-02-13 5:08 GMT+03:00 Stanimir Varbanov <svarbanov@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi,
> 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?.

Or maybe it doesn't work at all.

With best regards,
Matwey V. Kornilov.
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
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