Re: [PATCH 1/3] clk: s2mps11: Fix matching when built as module and DT node contains compatible

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Wed Jul 25 2018 - 19:48:35 EST

Quoting Krzysztof Kozlowski (2018-07-25 08:55:15)
> When driver is built as module and DT node contains clocks compatible
> (e.g. "samsung,s2mps11-clk"), the module will not be autoloaded because
> module aliases won't match.
> The modalias from uevent: of:NclocksT<NULL>Csamsung,s2mps11-clk
> The modalias from driver: platform:s2mps11-clk
> The devices are instantiated by parent's MFD. However both Device Tree
> bindings and parent define the compatible for clocks devices. In case
> of module matching this DT compatible will be used.
> The issue will not happen if this is built-in (no need for module
> matching) or when clocks DT node does not contain compatible (not
> correct from bindings perspective but working for driver).
> Note when backporting to stable kernels: adjust the list of device ID
> entries.
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 53c31b3437a6 ("mfd: sec-core: Add of_compatible strings for clock MFD cells")
> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Acked-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxx>