[PATCH v2] staging: imx-drm-core: skip components whose parent device is disabled

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at freescale.com
Sun Apr 13 19:02:26 PDT 2014

In a board setup which disables LDB device node completely by changing
status to 'disabled', and only enables HDMI device, we're running into
the problem that imx-drm master never succeeds in binding, and hence
HDMI does not come up either.

&ldb {
	status = "disabled";

	lvds-channel at 1 {
		status = "okay";

The imx-drm-core should really skip the LVDS channels no matter what
lvds-channel's status is, if LDB device is disabled.  Let's consider
such setup a misconfiguration, give a warning in there and not add the

Signed-off-by: Shawn Guo <shawn.guo at freescale.com>
Changes since v1:
* Put a warning on such misconfiguration

 drivers/staging/imx-drm/imx-drm-core.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/imx-drm/imx-drm-core.c b/drivers/staging/imx-drm/imx-drm-core.c
index 4144a75..0da8a8a 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/imx-drm/imx-drm-core.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/imx-drm/imx-drm-core.c
@@ -675,6 +675,11 @@ static int imx_drm_platform_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 			if (!remote || !of_device_is_available(remote)) {
+			} else if (!of_device_is_available(remote->parent)) {
+				dev_warn(&pdev->dev, "parent device of %s is not available\n",
+					 remote->full_name);
+				of_node_put(remote);
+				continue;
 			ret = imx_drm_add_component(&pdev->dev, remote);

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