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Date:	Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:19:20 -0500
From:	Josh Cartwright <>
To:	Guenter Roeck <>
Cc:	Bjorn Andersson <>,
	Linus Walleij <>,,,,
	Pramod Gurav <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: qcom: use restart_notifier mechanism for ps_hold

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 08:34:41PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On 09/18/2014 07:54 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> >On 09/18/2014 03:32 PM, Josh Cartwright wrote:
> >>By converting to the restart_notifier mechanism for restart, we allow
> >>for other mechanisms, like the watchdog, to be used for restart in the
> >>case where PS_HOLD has failed to reset the chip.
> >>
> >>Choose priority 128, as according to documentation, this mechanism "is
> >>sufficient to restart the entire system".
> >>
> >>Cc: Pramod Gurav <>
> >>Cc: Guenter Roeck <>
> >>Signed-off-by: Josh Cartwright <>
> >>---
> >>  int msm_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev,
> >>                const struct msm_pinctrl_soc_data *soc_data)
> >>@@ -943,6 +948,15 @@ int msm_pinctrl_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
> >>
> >>      pinctrl_unregister(pctrl->pctrl);
> >>
> >>+    if (pctrl->restart_nb.notifier_call) {
> One more comment: The conditional is really unnecessary. Just let
> unregister_restart_handler deal with it ...
> >>+        ret = unregister_restart_handler(&pctrl->restart_nb);
> and just ignore the error return. The function will only return an error
> if the entry was not found, and then it is a don't care.

Awesome, thanks.  I like simplifications :).  I was hijacking
notifier_call to indicate whether or not the restart notifier was
registered at all (because it's conditional on the particular chipset
having a "ps_hold" function).  But, nice to know
unregister_restart_handler() does the right thing if the handler wasn't
registered in the first place.


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