[PATCH] i2c-ibm_iic driver

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Jan 5 23:54:09 EST 2008

On Saturday 05 January 2008, Stefan Roese wrote:
> >
> > This is probably not specific enough. I'm rather sure that someone at IBM
> > has implemented an i2c chip that this driver doesn't support. Maybe
> >
> >       .compatible = "ibm,405-iic"
> >
> > or similar would be a better thing to check for.
>         .compatible = "ibm,4xx-iic"
> please, since 405 and 440 have the same I2C controller.

But that's not how compatible properties work -- they should not
contain wildcards. If you have different devices that are
backwards compatible, you should list the older one in all
newer devices, e.g. the 440 can list that it is compatible
with both ibm,405-iic and ibm,440-iic. If there was an earlier
401 that had iic as well, you may even want to include that
in the device tree.

	Arnd <><

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