[PATCH] ARM: omap_hwmod: Fix up resource names when booted with devicetree
hvaibhav at ti.com
Wed Sep 5 16:05:13 EDT 2012
On 9/5/2012 7:57 PM, Benoit Cousson wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> On 08/24/2012 06:20 PM, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> On 08/24/2012 06:38 PM, Paul Walmsley wrote:
>>> Do we need both this one and your '[PATCH] driver core: Check if r->name
>>> is valid in platform_get_resource_byname()' ? Or would that second patch
>>> be enough? Is the crash happening in the platform_get_resource_byname()
>> The crash happens in platform_get_resource_byname(). What I see as a problem
>> that when we boot without DT the r->name is configured for the hwmods. If we
>> boot with DT we discard the resources created by the OF (which also have the
>> r->name configured). We replace the resources from hwmods but we do not fix up
>> the resource names (which is done in other cases).
>> I have sent the patch for the drivers core as well since I think it is a good
>> practice anyway to check for NULL pointer before strcmp().
>> Either is good, but IMHO we should fix this in omap_hwmod (at least).
> Yes, clearly we do have a corner case today due to the mix of hwmod /
> DTS resource management.
> - Legacy boot + hwmod resources is OK
> - DTS boot with DTS resources will be OK
> - DTS boot with hwmod resources is not OK since the resource name will
> not be populated in the case resources are not named :-(
> If you are OK, I'll take that patch along with Vaibhav one to handle
> properly the resources from DTS long with the DTS patches I'm queuing
> for 3.7.
Note that this patch will add device name to all resources, since none
of the resource will have name property and may break drivers;
especially after my patch which respects DT resources.
Also I just read the thread you started sometime back on _byname api,
not sure that was the conclusion, but it seems like it is not
recommended to use _byname. The driver should be fixed while converting
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