[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2 1/8] ASoC: da9055: Fix device registration of PMIC and CODEC devices
lee.jones at linaro.org
Mon Feb 10 12:51:09 CET 2014
> > > +/*
> > > + * DO NOT change the device Ids. The naming is intentionally specific as both
> > > + * the PMIC and CODEC parts of this chip are instantiated separately as I2C
> > > + * devices (both have configurable I2C addresses, and are to all intents and
> > > + * purposes separate). As a result there are specific DA9055 ids for PMIC
> > > + * and CODEC, which must be different to operate together.
> > > + */
> > I'm not sure this comment is required.
> They are, we've already had the suffixes removed from both PMIC and
> CODEC drivers by people doing code review causing the drivers to fail to
> load for several kernel releases (this should be tagged to stable as a
> > Most device IDs are named this way.
> Having the suffix on a subdevice would be normal but it's not normal for
> the primary I2C device, usually you can just put the part number in.
Okay, no problem then. Ignore my last.
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