[RFC PATCH v3] drivercore: Add driver probe deferral mechanism
broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Sep 29 07:00:12 EDT 2011
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 06:14:10PM -0500, Grant Likely wrote:
> For your question, I still think it is the driver that gets to make
> the decision. If it can proceed without a resource, then it should go
> ahead and succeed on the probe, and then arrange to either be notified
> of new gpio controller (or whatever) registrations, or poll for the
> resource to be set up.
Right, I do tend to agree. This is something we'll have to bear in mind
when deploying this stuff - drivers that are doing this sort of stuff
are going to get surprised.
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