[PATCH v8] reset: Add driver for gpio-controlled reset pins

Philipp Zabel p.zabel at pengutronix.de
Fri Jul 26 06:26:37 EDT 2013

Am Donnerstag, den 18.07.2013, 11:45 -0700 schrieb Olof Johansson:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 4:25 AM, Pavel Machek <pavel at denx.de> wrote:
> > It sound to me like keeping ammount of -EPROBE_DEFER to minimum is
> > still preferred.
> Hand-crafting initcall level ordering of various drivers and subsystem
> is probably an even greater evil though. We've done it in the past,
> but now that we have deferred probe we have the option of not having
> to do it every time, such as this.
> You're spending an awful lot of energy arguing over this, but nobody
> has actually shown data of how much deferral is happening -- and that
> it's a real problem. Until someone does so there's no reason to change
> it from the default module init level at all, I'd say.

Alright, I've backed out the arch_initcall change and resent the patch.
If you are fine with that, I'll send you a pull request for this and the
"reset: allow drivers to request probe deferral" patch.


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