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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] omap: add hwspinlock device
On 10/20/2010 12:53 PM, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com> writes:
>
>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:03 PM, Kevin Hilman
>> <khilman@deeprootsystems.com> wrote:
>>>> +postcore_initcall(hwspinlocks_init);
>>>
>>> Any reason this needs to be a postcore_initcall? Are there users of
>>> hwspinlocks this early in boot?
>>
>> i2c-omap, which is subsys_initcall (the I2C bus is shared between the
>> A9 and the M3 on some OMAP4 boards).
>
> Rather than moving towards having more drivers have to be built in (and
> depend on their probe order) we need to be moving towards building all
> these drivers as modules, including omap-i2c.

The issue of probe order still needs to be resolved for those of us who
do want all the drivers built into the kernel. Everything comes out in
the wash already if everything is built as modules by installing the
modules in the correct order right?

~Ryan

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