[PATCH 0/4] add minimal bcm2835-sdram driver

Martin Sperl kernel at martin.sperl.org
Thu May 12 12:46:17 PDT 2016

> On 12.05.2016, at 20:15, Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net> wrote:
> kernel at martin.sperl.org writes:
>> From: Martin Sperl <kernel at martin.sperl.org>
>> As the sdram clock is a critical clock to the system
>> the minimal bcm2835-sdram driver claims (and enables)
>> this clock and also exposes the corresponding sdram
>> registers via debugfs.
> I don't think this is a good solution to the problem you are trying to
> work around.  You're relying on the fact that this driver gets
> successfully probed before a driver that would -EPROBE_DEFER on a
> sibling clock, which is not a guarantee.
Ah - that is probably the reason why hand_off has not gone in...

> Let's please continue the debugging of clock management on linux-clk.

I am just trying to find a solution that works...

Still I think that having a driver that claims the clock and register range
is good to have - at least this way we can have a peek at what
the firmware does set up.

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