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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] regulator: mc13783 change to platform_driver_register.

    On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 06:06:17PM +0100, Alberto Panizzo wrote:
    > Change the instant when regulator driver is probed.
    > To have a correct regulators initialisation (enable, disable and voltages
    > selection), the driver must have access to mc13783 registers and so
    > mc13783-core must be loaded before this.
    > With this patch mc13783_regulator_probe is called when mc13783-core
    > register the regulator subsystem.
    > Signed-off-by: Alberto Panizzo <>
    I think the change is OK, the commit log isn't optimal though.

    You might want to point out that the problem only occurs if the driver
    is built-in and that mc13783_regulator_probe doesn't need to be changed
    as it already lives in .devinit.text

    As if mc13783-regulator is built-in mc13783-core is built-in, too, the
    wording isn't good. The problem is (I suppose) that regulators are
    linked first and so mc13783-core isn't *probed* early enough and so the
    mc13783-regulator device isn't available at mc13783-regulator probing

    Best regards

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