[PATCH v2 10/11] hwmon: (scmi-hwmon) Match scmi device by both name and protocol id

Sudeep Holla sudeep.holla at arm.com
Mon Jan 6 02:39:33 PST 2020


On Sat, Jan 04, 2020 at 08:19:46AM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 11:17:41AM +0000, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> > The scmi bus now has support to match the driver with devices not only
> > based on their protocol id but also based on their device name if one is
> > available. This was added to cater the need to support multiple devices
> > and drivers for the same protocol.
> >
> > Let us add the name "hwmon" to scmi_device_id table in the driver so
> > that in matches only with device with the same name and protocol id
> > SCMI_PROTOCOL_SENSOR. This is just for sake of completion and must
> > not be used to add IIO support in parallel. Instead, if IIO support is
> > added ever in future, we need to drop this hwmon driver entirely and
> > use the iio->hwmon bridge to access the sensors as hwmon devices if
> > needed.
> >
>
> Acked-by: Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net>
>

Thanks

> [ assuming the series will be pushed into the kernel together ]
>

Indeed.

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Regards,
Sudeep



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