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 :-)


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