Re: recursive call to platform_device_register deadlocks

From: Greg KH
Date: Sun Jun 19 2005 - 01:01:13 EST

On Sat, Jun 18, 2005 at 10:39:34AM -0400, Jamey Hicks wrote:
> We could restructure the toplevel driver so that it does not call
> platform_device inside its probe function. An alternative would be to
> add a pointer to a vector of subdevices to platform_device and have it
> register the subdevices after it has probed the toplevel device. Do you
> have any recommendations?

Use the -mm kernel, this should be allowed in that release, due to a
rework of the driver core logic in this area. Can you test this out and
verify this?


greg k-h
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