[PATCH v2 2/2] serial: Set probe_no_timeout for all DT based drivers

Andy Shevchenko andy.shevchenko at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 20:18:15 AEST 2022

On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 3:28 AM Saravana Kannan <saravanak at google.com> wrote:
> With commit 71066545b48e ("driver core: Set fw_devlink.strict=1 by
> default") the probing of TTY consoles could get delayed if they have
> optional suppliers that are listed in DT, but those suppliers don't
> probe by the time kernel boot finishes. The console devices will probe
> eventually after driver_probe_timeout expires.
> However, since consoles are often used for debugging kernel issues, it
> does not make sense to delay their probe. So, set the newly added
> probe_no_timeout flag for all serial drivers that at DT based. This way,
> fw_devlink will know not to delay the probing of the consoles past
> kernel boot.

Same question, do you think only serial drivers need that?

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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