[PATCH v2 2/2] [usb] add support for ACPI identification to xhci-platform

Mark Langsdorf mlangsdo at redhat.com
Wed Nov 5 11:44:43 PST 2014

On 11/05/2014 01:11 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 07:59:32AM -0600, Mark Langsdorf wrote:
>>>>   static struct platform_driver usb_xhci_driver = {
>>>>   	.probe	= xhci_plat_probe,
>>>>   	.remove	= xhci_plat_remove,
>>>> @@ -294,6 +304,7 @@ static struct platform_driver usb_xhci_driver = {
>>>>   		.name = "xhci-hcd",
>>>>   		.pm = DEV_PM_OPS,
>>>>   		.of_match_table = of_match_ptr(usb_xhci_of_match),
>>>> +		.acpi_match_table = ACPI_PTR(usb_xhci_acpi_match),
>>> Shouldn't the reworked driver core code handle this differently with the
>>> ability to handle either OF or ACPI in the same driver?
>> I'm not sure I understand the question. With these changes, the driver
>> handles both ACPI and DTB/OF. It's the same style of code as used
>> in drivers/ata/plat-xgene.c, which also handles both ACPI and DTB/OF.
>> Why do you think this code isn't correct?
> There is a new framework in the kernel that keeps a driver from having
> to query both of and acpi to get the needed resources, it just does one
> query and depending on the platform, everything "just works".  Shouldn't
> that be used here as well?

Would you send me a pointer to a driver that's using this new
framework? I can't find any references to it and all the other
drivers that support ACPI and OF are doing it the way I'm doing

--Mark Langsdorf

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