[PATCH 07/12] hwrng: bcm2835-rng: Manage an optional clock
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at armlinux.org.uk
Sat Nov 4 13:08:06 PDT 2017
On Sat, Nov 04, 2017 at 08:37:31PM +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> Hi Florian
> > > >> + /* Clock is optional on most platforms */
> > > >> + priv->clk = devm_clk_get(dev, NULL);
> > > >> + if (IS_ERR(priv->clk))
> > > >> + priv->clk = NULL;
> > > >
> > > > at least in case of EPROBE_DEFERED this isn't the expected behavior. Maybe we should better trigger on non-existing clock?
> > >
> > > Good point, so more like:
> > >
> > > if (IS_ERR(priv->clk) && PTR_ERR(priv->clk) == -ENODEV)?
> > Unfortunately we need to return the error in all other cases. Please
> > take a look at devm_usb_get_phy in dwc2 . AFAIK we don't need to
> > take care of ENXIO in our case.
> A few subsystems have a get_optional() call, e.g.
> devm_phy_optional_get(). It does not return an error when the phy is
> not supposed to exist, but in all other cases, it does.
> Maybe consider adding devm_clk_get_optional()?
The clk API outside of DT doesn't have knowledge of when it's "complete"
to be able to determine whether the clock is not present or temporarily
missing. I've already NAK'd this suggestion.
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