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From: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
To: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] mfd: simple-mfd-i2c: Add support for registering devices via MFD cells
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2021 08:40:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQuV1bhnv5QHGqNR@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <328e69d4d6d57b101af1ab1346b0809f@walle.cc>

On Thu, 05 Aug 2021, Michael Walle wrote:

> Hi Lee,
> 
> Am 2021-08-04 16:37, schrieb Lee Jones:
> > More devices are cropping up requiring only Regmap initialisation and
> > child registration functionality.  We currently only support that if
> > all required devices are represented by their own Device Tree nodes
> > complete with compatible strings.
> > 
> > However, not everyone is happy with adding empty nodes that provide no
> > additional device information into the Device Tree.
> > 
> > Rather than have a plethora of mostly empty, function-less drivers in
> > MFD, we'll support those simple cases in here instead via MFD cells.
> > 
> > Cc: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
> > Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
> > ---
> > 
> > Michael, could you please test this on your platform to ensure I
> >          didn't break anything please?
> > 
> 
> I'm getting a null pointer dereference.

Perfect.  Will fix.

Thanks for testing.

-- 
Lee Jones [李琼斯]
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      reply	other threads:[~2021-08-05  7:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-04 14:37 Lee Jones
2021-08-05  7:05 ` Michael Walle
2021-08-05  7:40   ` Lee Jones [this message]

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