Re: [PATCH 1/5] regulator: core: Resolve supply earlier

From: Mark Brown
Date: Wed Apr 20 2016 - 11:22:00 EST

On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 05:09:59PM +0100, Jon Hunter wrote:
> On 19/04/16 16:40, Mark Brown wrote:

> > This is *really* weird. Why would we need the list lock to do a
> > device_register()?

> So I did not think that we would want someone to be able to
> look-up the regulator via of_find_regulator_by_node() until
> it had been registered successfully. In fact I believe that
> not locking around device_register() was causing some crashes
> when I was testing.

What that's saying to me is that the device_register() is too early and
we shouldn't be registering the device until we're ready for it to be

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