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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] mmc: sdhci: defer probing on regulator_get_optional() failures
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Tim Kryger <> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Andrew Bresticker
> <> wrote:
>> If regulator_get_optional() returns EPROBE_DEFER, it indicates
>> that the regulator may show up later (e.g. the DT property is
>> present but the corresponding regulator may not have probed).
>> Instead of continuing without the regulator, return EPROBE_DEFER
>> from sdhci_add_host(). Also, fix regulator leaks in the error
>> paths in sdhci_add_host().
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Bresticker <>
>> ---
>> drivers/mmc/host/sdhci.c | 19 ++++++++++++++++---
>> 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> This appears to be an improvement on Mike Looijmans patch:
> The regulator_put() calls are appropriate but I wonder if we should
> take this a step farther. Ulf is sure to point out that
> mmc_regulator_get_supply() can be used to get regulators (though it
> does stuff the pointers in host->mmc->supply.vmmc/vqmmc instead of
> host->vmmc/vqmmc). However, that function doesn't put back the
> reference to vmmc if the request for vqmmc returns EPROBE_DEFER. If
> it did, it believe it could be used here to simplify the error
> handling as all the regulator checks would happen up front. What do
> you think?

Seems reasonable. The put()s aren't necessary with
mmc_regulator_get_supply() since it uses the devm_* API, however it
doesn't return an error in case of EPROBE_DEFER when getting vqmmc,
which is what we want in this case.

> -Tim

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