[PATCH 4/4] ASoC: OMAP: ams-delta: drop .set_bias_level callback
jkrzyszt at tis.icnet.pl
Mon Dec 26 15:43:23 EST 2011
On Monday 26 of December 2011 at 18:23:50, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 01:30:22PM +0100, Janusz Krzysztofik wrote:
> > > Why's this code not been dropped and what is it for?
> > It is, and will be, used by another regulator consumer, the modem. The
> > device is controlled by the generic serial8250 driver, extended with a
> > custom .pm hook which enables/disables the regulator. The above code,
> > temporarily shared with the ASoC device before updated, is now just
> > moved down the board file where the modem related bits are located (see
> > patch 3/4).
> > Any hints like that for the codec driver?
> The main thing that looks bad here is that you're keeping track of the
> state of the regulator by hand. It may be that the upper layers aren't
> reference counting in which case you might need this but it certainly
> looks very suspicious as-is.
OK, I can try to examine how the serial8250 driver tracks the device
power state when calling the .pm hook and if it looks safe to drop that
regulator state manual tracking.
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