[PATCH 0/3] drivers:staging:ti-st: patches

Randy Dunlap randy.dunlap at oracle.com
Fri Jul 23 15:17:54 UTC 2010


On 07/22/10 21:56, Pavan Savoy wrote:
> Randy,
> 
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 1:23 AM, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 22 Jul 2010 05:32:04 -0500 pavan_savoy at ti.com wrote:
>>
>>> From: Pavan Savoy <pavan_savoy at ti.com>
>>>
>>> The following patches cleanup bit of a mess and also adds functionality to protocol drivers.
>>> with the 3rd patch now providing context to even the protocol drivers, the single device limit
>>> or support for multiple devices would be easier to implement.
>>>
>>> These patches depend on the previously submitted
>>> 0001-drivers-staging-ti-st-make-use-of-linux-err-codes.patch
>>> commit d39d49b393d94f4137cee4f64526a4695352f183
>>>
>>> Pavan Savoy (3):
>>>   drivers:staging:ti-st: smarten, reduce logs
>>>   drivers:staging:ti-st: cleanup code comments
>>>   drivers:staging:ti-st: give proto drivers context
>>>
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/bt_drv.c  |   23 +++++---
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st.h      |   52 +++++++++--------
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_core.c |  118 +++++++++++++++++++--------------------
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_core.h |   74 +++++++++++++++++--------
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_kim.c  |   73 ++++++++++++++----------
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_kim.h  |   77 ++++++++++++++++---------
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_ll.c   |    4 +-
>>>  drivers/staging/ti-st/st_ll.h   |    9 +++-
>>>  8 files changed, 255 insertions(+), 175 deletions(-)
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have reported this error a few times.  Where is the patch for it??
>>
>> ERROR: "st_get_plat_device" [drivers/staging/ti-st/st_drv.ko] undefined!
> 
> 
> Yes, on one of the earlier patch sets, I had mentioned that the ST
> driver being a platform device, needs definition in any of the
> arch/XX/mach-XX/board-XX.c or devices.c or somewhere...
> 
> and hence it is in that board-XX.c file that the symbol
> st_get_plat_device needs to be exported, the reason for that being,
> 
> ST driver being both a TTY ldisc driver and platform driver, in TTY
> contexts it would need to refer to platform driver's data. So it does
> a st_get_plat_device which returns the platform device structure, and
> then does a dev_getdrvdata from it.
> 
> here's a snippet of code ...
> /*
>  * ST related functions related functions
>  */
> #include <linux/platform_device.h>
> 
> long gpios[] = { 55, -1, -1 };
> static struct platform_device ti_st_device = {
>         .name           = "kim",
>         .id             = -1,
>         .dev.platform_data      = &gpios,
> };
> 
> struct platform_device *st_get_plat_device(void)
> {
>         return &ti_st_device;
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(st_get_plat_device);
> 
> static __init int add_ti_st_device(void)
> {
>         platform_device_register(&ti_st_device);
>         dev_info(&ti_st_device.dev,"registered platform TI ST device\n");
> 
>         return 0;
> }
> device_initcall(add_ti_st_device);
> 
> 
> We have that in our local trees in arch/arm/mach-omap2/board-sdp4430.c

Thanks for the explanation.

Is the driver platform-specific?
E.g., should it not even be built on x86?

-- 
~Randy
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