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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/29] at24: remove at24_platform_data

On 10/08/18 09:04, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <>
> This is a follow-up to the previously rejected series[1] which partially
> removed the at24_platform_data structure. After further development and
> taking reviews into account, this series finally removes that struct
> completely but not without touching many different parts of the code
> base.
> Since I took over maintainership of the at24 driver I've been working
> towards removing at24_platform_data in favor for device properties.
> DaVinci is the only platform that's still using it - all other users
> have already been converted.
> One of the obstacles in case of DaVinci is removing the setup() callback
> from the pdata struct, the only user of which are some davinci boards.
> Most boards use the EEPROM to store the MAC address. This series adds
> support for cell lookups to the nvmem framework, registers relevant
> cells for all users, adds nvmem support to eth_platform_get_mac_address(),
> converts davinci_emac driver to using it and replaces at24_platform_data
> with device properties.
> There's also one board (da850-evm) which uses MTD for reading the MAC
> address. I used the patch from Alban Bedel's previous submission[2] to
> add support for nvmem to the MTD framework. Since this user doesn't
> need device tree, I dropped Alban's patches modifying the DT bindings.
> We can add that later once an agreement is reached. For the time being
> MTD devices are registered as nvmem devices and we're registering the
> mac-address cell using the cell lookup mechanism.
> This series adds a blocking notifier chain to the nvmem framework, so
> that we can keep the EEPROM reading code in the mityomapl138 board file
> with only slight modifications.
> I also included some minor fixes to the modified code.
> Tested on da850-evm & dm365-evm.
> [1]
> [2]

> Bartosz Golaszewski (28):
> nvmem: add support for cell lookups
> Documentation: nvmem: document lookup entries
> nvmem: add a notifier chain
> nvmem: provide nvmem_dev_name()
> nvmem: remove the name field from struct nvmem_device
> Documentation/nvmem/nvmem.txt | 28 +++++
> drivers/nvmem/core.c | 106 ++++++++++++++++-

nvmem parts looks good to me other then few trivial kernel doc comments!
I can either Ack those patches or Send them after rc3-4 to Greg KH as
4.20 material.



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