[PATCH 14/15] drivers/regulators: Enable the ab8500 for Device Tree

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue May 8 10:57:59 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 03:54:09PM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> On 08/05/12 14:34, Mark Brown wrote:

> >Looking at the usage here it looks like most of this stuff shouldn't be
> >there even with non-DT stuff, we probably don't want to add DT bindings
> >for those bits.All the voltage setting is not at all device specific
> >and can be done using the generic regulator bindings, the forcing on or
> >off is similarly generic.

> All the generic properties _are_ set using the generic bindings. The
> only vendor specific values are the initialisation register values
> referenced above. I'll see what happens when I remove those from DT.
> I have a feeling that the regulators will just fail though.

The comments in the arch/arm file indicate otherwise - they were talking
about enabling and disabling regulators, and about setting voltages.  It
may be that the comments in the arch/arm code are inaccurate but with it
being magic numbers you'd really hope they're accurate...

> >While looking for the original patch I also noticed that you're not CCing
> >the mailing list either...  please always CC the subsystem mailing list
> >on patches.

> You don't appear to have one. I ran get_maintainer.pl on the patch
> and the only ML it came up with was LKML. If you do have one, you
> may need to update the MAINTAINERS file.

LKML is the relevant list here.
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