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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] i2c: mark device nodes only in case of successful instantiation
On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 03:59:57PM +0200, Ralf Ramsauer wrote:
> Instantiated I2C device nodes are marked with OF_POPULATE. This was
> introduced in 4f001fd. On unloading, loaded device nodes will of course
> be unmarked. The problem are nodes that fail during initialisation: If a
> node fails, it won't be unloaded and hence not be unmarked.
> If a I2C driver module is unloaded and reloaded, it will skip nodes that
> failed before.
> Skip device nodes that are already populated and mark them only in case
> of success.
> Note that the same issue exists for SPI.
> Fixes: 4f001fd ("i2c: Mark instantiated device nodes with OF_POPULATE")
> Signed-off-by: Ralf Ramsauer <>

Applied to for-current, thanks!

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