Re: [PATCH v3 7/7] ARM: brcmstb: dts: add a reference DTS forBroadcom 7445

From: Mark Brown
Date: Thu Jan 16 2014 - 08:48:15 EST

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:19:00PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> 1. Other platforms also require the syscon driver to be active before
> the regular device driver probing starts. Michal Simek has the same
> issue in the zynq clock driver that you have for SMP initialization.
> We have talked about this with Mark Brown already, and I think we will
> find a solution for this in the end, but it's not as straightforward
> as I first hoped. We can probably use help in this area.

I thought the solution with deferring registration of the resource for
dev_get_regmap() until a proper device materialised seemed simple and
enough, did you folks run into any problems with that? I had assumed a
patch was likely to materialise so wasn't worrying about it myself.

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