Re: [PATCH v4 4/6] drm/dsi: Check for used channels

From: Thierry Reding
Date: Thu Jan 21 2016 - 11:11:15 EST

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 06:11:38PM +0530, Archit Taneja wrote:
> We don't check whether a previously registered mipi_dsi_device under the
> same host shares the same virtual channel.
> Before registering, check if any of the registered devices doesn't
> already have the same virtual channel.
> This wasn't crucial when all the devices under a host were populated via
> DT. Now that we also support creating devices manually, we could end up
> in a situation where a driver tries to create a device with a virtual
> channel already taken by a device populated in DT.
> Reviewed-by: Andrzej Hajda <a.hajda@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Archit Taneja <architt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mipi_dsi.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

I don't think this is necessary. The device name will be composed of the
host's name, a '.' and the virtual channel ID, and the device core will
refuse to create two devices with the same name.


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