Re: [PATCH 1/5] regulator: of: Add regulator-initial-mode parse support

From: Mark Brown
Date: Wed Oct 08 2014 - 10:25:52 EST

On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 03:44:03PM +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:

> But currently there isn't a way to do the same with DeviceTrees. Argubly
> the operating modes are Linux-specific so that information should not be
> in the DT which should be used to only describe hardware. But regulators
> having different operating modes is also a hardware property since many
> PMICs have support to set different modes for their regulators.

That doesn't mean that the definition of those modes is something we can
sensibly provide in generic code, especially in a completely
undocumented fashion (perhaps you've done that later in the patch series
but bisection also applies to reviewability).

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