Re: [PATCH V2 2/2] regulator: mt6323: Add support for MT6323 regulator

From: John Crispin
Date: Mon Jan 25 2016 - 08:46:18 EST

On 25/01/2016 14:25, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 10:19 AM, Javier Martinez Canillas
> <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [snip]
>> In fact, the kernel is currently not matching the compatible, it is
>> only matching because you provided a .of_compatible is provided in the
>> mfd_cell.
> Sorry my English was a bit off in this paragraph...
> I tried to say that OF does not traverse MFD sub-devices and lookups a
> device driver that matches the compatible automatically since a MFD
> device is not a bus. Currently it is only trying to match a compatible
> string because the mfd_cell has a .of_compatible set so an of_node is
> assigned on mfd_add_device().
> But it is failing to match because no OF device table is provided and
> the platform bus match callback is falling back to the driver .name to
> match so the compatible is not really used as Mark said.
> Best regards,
> Javier


just so i am sure to have understood properly. i just need to drop the
compatible string from [1/2] and resend. if this is the case i will fix
the mt6397 binding doc while at it.