Re: [PATCH v4 4/5] regulator: tps65912: Add regulator driver for the TPS65912 PMIC

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Oct 26 2015 - 20:16:46 EST

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:47:41AM -0500, Andrew F. Davis wrote:
> On 10/25/2015 07:43 PM, Mark Brown wrote:

> >>.of_compatible = "mediatek,mt6397-regulator",

> >This is in the MFD, this is not used in actual systems.

> Not sure what you mean by "actual systems", it looks like these
> use it?:

> arch/arm/boot/dts/mt8135-evbp1.dts
> arch/arm64/boot/dts/mediatek/mt8173-evb.dts

To repeat: the regulator driver does not register a compatible string
for the device for device model probing.

> I understand this, I thought we are talking about compatible strings in
> the regulator sub-node, not how the core instantiates the sub-driver.

No, this exactly about how the device model devices are instantiated.

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