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SubjectRe: [PATCH] of: address: Don't fail a lookup just because a node has no reg property
On 05/07/12 15:57, Rob Herring wrote:
> On 07/05/2012 09:32 AM, Lee Jones wrote:
>> Sometimes it doesn't make any sense for a node to have an address.
>> In this case device lookup will always be unsuccessful because we
>> currently assume every node will have a reg property. This patch
>> changes the semantics so that the resource address and the lookup
>> address will only be compared if one exists.
>> Things like AUXDATA() rely on of_dev_lookup to return the lookup
>> entry of a particular device in order to do things like apply
>> platform_data to a device. However, this is currently broken for
>> nodes which do not have a reg property, meaning that platform_data
>> can not be passed in those cases.
>> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
>> Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <>
>> ---
> Acked-by: Rob Herring <>
> Do you have something dependent on this or want me to apply?

I have things that require this patch yes. Please apply.

Thanks Rob.

Lee Jones
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