First comment overall for the whole serie:
Since it is the solution I had suggested when I reported the problem[1]
I have no qualm on the approach, comments for individual patches


Alice Guo (OSS) wrote on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 at 12:27:20PM +0800:
> From: Alice Guo <>
> In i.MX8M boards, the registration of SoC device is later than caam
> driver which needs it. Caam driver needs soc_device_match to provide
> -EPROBE_DEFER when no SoC device is registered and no
> early_soc_dev_attr.

This patch should be last in the set: you can't have soc_device_match
return an error before its callers handle it.

> Signed-off-by: Alice Guo <>

As the one who reported the problem I would have been appreciated being
at least added to Ccs... I only happened to notice you posted this by

There is also not a single Fixes tag -- I believe this commit should
have Fixes: 7d981405d0fd ("soc: imx8m: change to use platform driver")
but I'm not sure how such tags should be handled in case of multiple
patches fixing something.


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