[Letux-kernel] [PATCH 0/5] Fix SPI module alias for panels used by omapdrm

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Mon Oct 7 19:22:56 CEST 2019

Hi Laurent.
On Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 08:07:56PM +0300, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hello,
> This patch series fixes a module alias issue with the five recently
> added panel drivers used by omapdrm.
> Before those panel drivers, omapdrm had custom drivers for the panels,
> and prefixed the OF compatible strings with an "omapdss," prefix. The
> SPI device IDs are constructed by stripping the OF compatible string
> from the prefix, resulting in the "omapdss," prefix being removed, but
> the subsequence OF vendor prefix being kept. The SPI drivers thus had
> modules aliases that contained the vendor prefix.
> Now that the panels are supported by standard drivers and the "omapdss,"
> prefix is removed, the SPI device IDs are stripped from the OF vendor
> prefix. As the new panel drivers copied the module aliases from the
> omapdrm-specific drivers, they contain the vendor prefix in their SPI
> module aliases, and are thus not loaded automatically.
> Fix this by removing the vendor prefix from the SPI modules aliases in
> the drivers. For consistency reason, the manual module aliases are also
> moved to use an SPI module table.

Good explanation - thanks.

> These patches are based on the drm-misc-fixes branch as they fix v5.4
> regressions.
> Laurent Pinchart (5):
>   drm/panel: lg-lb035q02: Fix SPI alias
>   drm/panel: nec-nl8048hl11: Fix SPI alias
>   drm/panel: sony-acx565akm: Fix SPI alias
>   drm/panel: tpo-td028ttec1: Fix SPI alias
>   drm/panel: tpo-td043mtea1: Fix SPI alias

Full series is:
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>

I expect someone else to pick them up or that you apply them.


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