Re: recursive call to platform_device_register deadlocks

From: Russell King
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 03:30:39 EST

On Sat, Jun 18, 2005 at 10:39:34AM -0400, Jamey Hicks wrote:
> We've started working on replacing uses of soc_device in handhelds
> drivers by platform_device. One of the things we ran into is that the
> platform_device driver for an ASIC was calling soc_device_register
> inside its probe function. If this is converted to
> platform_device_register, then the process deadlocks because
> bus_add_device locks platform_bus_type.

This should now be resolved as a result of Greg's recent patch driver
model patch set, as appeared on lkml last night.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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