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Date:   Thu, 11 Apr 2019 11:31:38 +0000
From:   Flavio Suligoi <f.suligoi@...m.it>
To:     Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
CC:     Daniel Mack <daniel@...que.org>,
        Haojian Zhuang <haojian.zhuang@...il.com>,
        Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@...e.fr>,
        "linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" 
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "linux-spi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-spi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 2/2] spi: pxa2xx: use a module softdep for dw_dmac

> > > Right, yes - that analysis seems correct.  The interfaces seem a bit
> > > weird here but fixing them looks like the most complete and robust
> fix.
> 
> > Ok Mark, I'll fix this problem as soon as I can, using EPROBE_DEFER.
> > For now, in my application, I use the patch that I already sent,
> > with the "softdep" workaround:
> 
> > MODULE_SOFTDEP("pre: dw_dmac");
> 
> > I tested it a lot, with more than 2000 cold reboot (automatic
> > switch on/off using a controlled power supply) and it always worked
> good.
> 
> Right, and to be clear that patch is good and useful independently of
> the deferred probe fix so assuming nothing else comes up in review I'll
> apply it.

Thanks Mark,

Flavio

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