[RFC PATCH] Add bridge driver to connect sensors to CIO2 device via software nodes on ACPI platforms

Dan Carpenter dan.carpenter at oracle.com
Thu Sep 17 10:15:38 UTC 2020


On Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 10:47:50AM +0100, Dan Scally wrote:
> Hi Greg - thanks for the comments, appreciate it (sorry there's so many,
> I'm new to both C and kernel work)

It's pretty impressive work if you're new to C...

> >
> >> +			return;
> > No error value?
> The prototype for sync_state callbacks is to return void, so my
> understanding is it can't return an error value.  I guess a better thing
> to do might be call another function performing cleanup and unloading
> the driver before the return or something along those lines though.

Yeah.  I suspect you should be using a different callback instead of
->sync_state() but I don't know what... :/

regards,
dan carpenter



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