[PATCH] backlight: pwm: handle EPROBE_DEFER while requesting the PWM

From: Nicolas Ferre
Date: Thu Feb 19 2015 - 04:30:15 EST

When trying to request the PWM device with devm_pwm_get(), the EPROBE_DEFER
flag is not handled properly. It can lead to the PWM not being found.

Signed-off-by: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@xxxxxxxxx>
drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c b/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
index 3a145a643e0d..6897f1c1bc73 100644
--- a/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
+++ b/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
@@ -274,6 +274,10 @@ static int pwm_backlight_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)

pb->pwm = devm_pwm_get(&pdev->dev, NULL);
if (IS_ERR(pb->pwm)) {
+ ret = PTR_ERR(pb->pwm);
+ if (ret == -EPROBE_DEFER)
+ goto err_alloc;
dev_err(&pdev->dev, "unable to request PWM, trying legacy API\n");
pb->legacy = true;
pb->pwm = pwm_request(data->pwm_id, "pwm-backlight");

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