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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] MMC/pxamci: workaround regulator framework bugs
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:00:38AM +0800, Eric Miao wrote:

> This looks to be running into the same issue as clocks - where for power
> savings the clocks are assumed to be off as many as possible, leaving only
> those essential ones enabled, yet the assumption of the boot loader does
> this correctly is always a big problem, putting this into the kernel,
> however, is ugly.

At the minute the regulator API actually copes pretty well with this -
the only problem I'm aware of is with drivers like the MMC driver which
require exclusive control of the regulator. With other drivers the core
API can clean up after startup and the drivers never need to worry about
fixing things up.

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