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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFT v2 02/17] ARM: davinci: da8xx: Add CFGCHIP syscon platform declaration.
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On Tuesday 25 October 2016 03:07 PM, Axel Haslam wrote:
> Hi Sekar,
>
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:10 AM, Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@ti.com> wrote:
>> On Monday 24 October 2016 10:16 PM, ahaslam@baylibre.com wrote:
>>> From: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>
>>>
>>> The CFGCHIP registers are used by a number of devices, so using a syscon
>>> device to share them. The first consumer of this will by the phy-da8xx-usb
>>> driver.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>
>>> [Axel: minor fix: change id to -1]
>>
>> Can you please clarify this change? There could be other syscon devices
>> on the chip for other common registers. Why use the singular device-id?
>>
>
> in the case of non DT boot, the phy driver is looking for "syscon" :
>
> d_phy->regmap = syscon_regmap_lookup_by_pdevname("syscon");
>
> if we register the syscon driver with id = 0, the actual name of the syscon
> device will be "syscon.0" and the phy driver will fail to probe, because
> the strncmp match in the syscon driver (syscon_match_pdevname)
> will fail.
>
> should i change the phy driver instead?

Yes, please. Forcing only one syscon region for the whole chip will be
too restrictive, I am pretty sure.

Thanks,
Sekhar

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