[PATCH] ux500: add a few AB8500 regulator consumers

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Jan 20 08:49:26 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:11:16PM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:

> If all AB8500 subdevices were to ask for regulators using the
> core device there would be just one big entry pointing
> to the ab8500-i2c.0 entry in this case, and a huge usecount,
> which is not helpful IMO. I like the detail.

It can make life easier from the point of view of setting stuff up since
you're not reliant on the internals of the MFD - for example, if you fix
the MFD to not create .0 devices you'll end up needing to update all the

The supply names are generally relatively obvious.

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