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

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Fri Jan 17 2014 - 12:04:55 EST

On Thursday 16 January 2014, Mark Brown wrote:
> 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.

I'm still hoping that Michal will do that patch.

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