On 08/09/2017 01:05 PM, Kieran Bingham wrote:
> On 09/08/17 11:58, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> Hi Kieran,
>> On 08/09/2017 12:29 PM, Kieran Bingham wrote:
>>> Hi Javier,
>>> Thankyou for the patch
>> You are welcome.
>>> On 09/08/17 10:37, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>>>> The I2C core always reports a MODALIAS of the form i2c:<foo> even if the
>>>> device was registered via OF, and the driver is only exporting the OF ID
>>>> table entries as module aliases.
>>>> So if the driver is built as module, autoload won't work since udev/kmod
>>>> won't be able to match the registered OF device with its driver module.
>>> Good catch, and perhaps I should have known better :D
>>> I've only worked on this driver as a built-in so far :-) #BadExcuses
>> A better excuse I think is that after all these years, one would had thought
>> that the I2C OF modalias issue would had been finally fixed, but not yet :)
> Quite! Let's try to bubble that back up the todo list.
> Now - where did I put my free time. I'm sure I left it around here somewhere
We are getting there though. I'm just waiting for the patches in this  series
to land and then I'll be able to post the I2C core uevent modalias patch.
I've asked Wolfram if he can at least pick the driver patches , but he didn't
answer me yet...
Javier Martinez Canillas
Software Engineer - Desktop Hardware Enablement