Re: [PATCH 2/2] misc: atmel_pwm: set initcall level to subsys

From: Bo Shen
Date: Wed Oct 30 2013 - 21:20:33 EST

Hi Arnd,

On 10/31/2013 04:46, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
On Wednesday 30 October 2013, Johan Hovold wrote:
I really hate this type of patch, as it's papering over the real
problem. What happens when someone else moves their driver to this
level? Then you are back to the original problem.

Yes, it's crude, but it's currently the only way to express a preferred
probe order.

Does the same problem occur with the generic PWM subsystem?

The atmel_pwm driver apparently is the last PWM driver that has
not been converted to the generic subsystem yet. Doing that would
also let us drop the atmel-pwm-bl driver in favor of the generic

The atmel pwm driver is on the way to generic subsystem. more information at:
PWM: atmel-pwm: add PWM controller driver:

Best Regards,
Bo Shen

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