[PATCH] state: use name of device node as name, if alias is not available

Marc Kleine-Budde mkl at pengutronix.de
Fri Jul 3 04:49:41 PDT 2015

Wihtout this patch, when using more than one state device an alias is
mandatory, otherwise the there will be two state devices with the name state.

This patch fixes the limitation by using the device node's name if no alias is

Signed-off-by: Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl at pengutronix.de>
 drivers/misc/state.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/state.c b/drivers/misc/state.c
index f3e366480fa2..7a3303264206 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/state.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/state.c
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ static int state_probe(struct device_d *dev)
 	alias = of_alias_get(np);
 	if (!alias)
-		alias = "state";
+		alias = np->name;
 	state = state_new_from_node(alias, np);
 	if (IS_ERR(state))

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