arm64: Platform devices populated from a device_initcall
Benoit.Lecardonnel at synopsys.com
Mon May 13 12:20:55 EDT 2013
In the arm64 kernel, function arm64_device_probe
(arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c) is in charge of populating the platform
devices defined by the device tree.
Does anyone know why arm64_device_probe is a device_initcall?
This seems to be in conflict with some I2C drivers: see
drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-designware-platdrv.c for example.
The driver calls platform_driver_probe from a subsys_initcall.
The probe fails because subsys_initcalls are executed before
Maybe arm64_device_probe could be an arch_initcall?
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