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Date:   Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:26:04 -0800
From:   Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>
To:     Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@....com>,
        Andy Gross <andy.gross@...aro.org>
Cc:     LAKML <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        devicetree <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [RESEND][PATCH 1/4] of: platform: populate /firmware/ node from of_platform_default_populate_init()

On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 3:45 AM, Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@....com> wrote:
> Since "/firmware" does not have its own "compatible" property as it's
> just collection of nodes representing firmware interface, it's sub-nodes
> are not populated during system initialization.
>
> Currently different firmware drivers search the /firmware/ node and
> populate the sub-node devices selectively. Instead we can populate
> the /firmware/ node during init to avoid more drivers continuing to
> populate the devices selectively.
>
> To generalize the solution this patch populates the /firmware/ node
> explicitly from of_platform_default_populate_init().
>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> Cc: Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>

Acked-by: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>
Tested-by: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>

> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@....com>
> ---

Andy, as you picked patch 2/4 into your v4.16 -next branch we no
longer probe the qcom_scm device, causing various breakage. Can you
please pick this patch as well (it has Rob's ack).

Regards,
Bjorn

>  drivers/of/platform.c | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/of/platform.c b/drivers/of/platform.c
> index ac15d0e3d27d..3a213a6aee89 100644
> --- a/drivers/of/platform.c
> +++ b/drivers/of/platform.c
> @@ -515,6 +515,10 @@ static int __init of_platform_default_populate_init(void)
>                         of_platform_device_create(node, NULL, NULL);
>         }
>
> +       node = of_find_node_by_path("/firmware");
> +       if (node)
> +               of_platform_populate(node, NULL, NULL, NULL);
> +
>         /* Populate everything else. */
>         of_platform_default_populate(NULL, NULL, NULL);
>
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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