[PATCH 0/4] Introduce deferred probing

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Mon Apr 13 01:14:31 PDT 2015

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 03:02:42AM +0200, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote:
> As expected, the Lenovo ix4 has an poor-man's GPIO expander (74x163)
> connected by (guess what) GPIO bitbang SPI. This causes driver probing
> to fail when the GPIO expander is probed before GPIO SPI driver.

Hard to get this right without deferred probing. I agree that we reached
the point where deferred probing gets necessary.


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