[PATCH v1 1/3] usb: host: npcm7xx: remove USB EHCI host reset sequence

Tomer Maimon tmaimon77 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 00:29:32 AEST 2022

Hi Arnd,

Thanks for your detailed explanation.

I will remove this modification in the next version.

On Mon, 18 Jul 2022 at 15:38, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 2:29 PM Tomer Maimon <tmaimon77 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  config USB_EHCI_HCD_NPCM7XX
> >         tristate "Support for Nuvoton NPCM7XX on-chip EHCI USB controller"
> > -       depends on (USB_EHCI_HCD && ARCH_NPCM7XX) || COMPILE_TEST
> > +       depends on (USB_EHCI_HCD && ARCH_NPCM7XX && RESET_NPCM) || COMPILE_TEST
> >         default y if (USB_EHCI_HCD && ARCH_NPCM7XX)
> >         help
> >           Enables support for the on-chip EHCI controller on
> I would leave out this Kconfig change, there is really no need to enforce
> this specific dependency.  It is expected that a device driver has dependencies
> on several other subsystems (irqchip, reset, pinctrl, clock, ....) and will only
> work if the required drivers are also built for the same kernel.
> Also, forcing the USB driver to be a loadable module when the reset driver
> is a module (rather than built-in) does not guarantee that they are initialized
> in the correct order. If only the USB driver is built-in and the reset driver is
> a module, or both are loadable modules and USB gets loaded first, then
> the probe() function should notice this and return -EPROBE_DEFER so
> it will be retried after the reset driver is successfully loaded.
>         Arnd

Best regards,


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