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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] ASoC: wm8994: Silence warnings during deferred probe
On Tue, 28 Apr 2020, Mark Brown wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 11:36:38AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 Apr 2020, Mark Brown wrote:
> > > This completely eliminates the diagnostics which means that if the clock
> > > isn't there the user is a bit stuck trying to work out what's missing.
> > > There should still be a diagnostic.
> > The driver won't defer forever though. The final pass should fail
> > with a different error. At which point the error will be released to
> > the system log, no?
> One of the really common cases is that someone forgot to build the
> driver for the dependency so it'll just defer forever waiting for
> something that never loads.

Need to find another way to identify these failures. There are 10's
if not 100's of cases of silently returning if -EPROBE_DEFER is

Lee Jones [李琼斯]
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