[BUG 2.6.36-rc5] of_i2c.ko <-> i2c-core.ko dependency loop

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Sep 24 21:39:32 EST 2010

Hi Mikael,

On Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:50:01 +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Jean Delvare writes:
>  > As far as I can see this is caused by this commit from Grant:
>  > 
>  > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=959e85f7751c33d1a2dabc5cc3fe2ed0db7052e5
>  > 
>  > Mikael, can you please try reverting this patch and see if it solves
>  > your problem?
> Yes, reverting the above commit from 2.6.36-rc5 eliminated the warnings,
> and I was able to insmod the i2c-{core,dev,powermac}.ko modules.

Thanks for testing and reporting. Grant, unless you come up with a fix
very quickly, I'll have to revert
959e85f7751c33d1a2dabc5cc3fe2ed0db7052e5 for 2.6.36.

Jean Delvare

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