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Date:   Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:28:43 +0300
From:   Andy Shevchenko <>
To:     Andreas Schwab <>,
        Srinivas Kandagatla <>,
        Bjorn Andersson <>
Cc:     Ulf Hansson <>,
        Tobias Schramm <>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mmc: mmc_spi: add spi:mmc-spi-slot alias

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 1:03 PM Andreas Schwab <> wrote:
> On Jul 21 2021, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > Or problem is somewhere else?
> I don't know.  Why does the spi subsystem put "spi:mmc-spi-slot" into
> the modalias file, instead of "of:N(null)T(null)Cmmc-spi-slot" or
> similar?  The same problem exists with the other spi port on the board,
> which has a jedec,spi-nor instance attached, also not auto loading.

You see, there are two unrelated drivers that share the same issue
(the common denominator is that they are SPI devices). I believe the
issue is somewhere in the SPI core rather than here.

Compare the code of


The culprit is this one:

and in my humble opinion must be reverted.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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