Re: [PATCH v3 7/7] ARM: brcmstb: dts: add a reference DTS for Broadcom7445

From: Michal Simek
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 03:58:46 EST

On 01/17/2014 06:04 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thursday 16 January 2014, Mark Brown wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:19:00PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> 1. Other platforms also require the syscon driver to be active before
>>> the regular device driver probing starts. Michal Simek has the same
>>> issue in the zynq clock driver that you have for SMP initialization.
>>> We have talked about this with Mark Brown already, and I think we will
>>> find a solution for this in the end, but it's not as straightforward
>>> as I first hoped. We can probably use help in this area.
>> I thought the solution with deferring registration of the resource for
>> dev_get_regmap() until a proper device materialised seemed simple and
>> enough, did you folks run into any problems with that? I had assumed a
>> patch was likely to materialise so wasn't worrying about it myself.
> I'm still hoping that Michal will do that patch.

And what was the resolution/recommendation how to do it?


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