[Maverick] [PATCH] UBUNTU - ARM: Reverting patch that break mmc init

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Tue Aug 10 15:59:02 UTC 2010

On 08/10/2010 07:28 AM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 16:00 -0700, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> On 08/09/2010 09:58 AM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
>>> Ensure regulator enable
>> What does TI think about this? Its not been reverted upstream. Is there
>> a better way to implement the functionality in the original patch?
>> rtg
> All,
> The patch hasn't been reverted upstream because no one upstream is
> seeing this issue.  Only Ubuntu compiles with all 4 flags enabled.  I
> tried to discuss my findings on #beagle but only received rude comments
> like "ubuntu and their crazy ways".
> I thought about leaving the patch intact and reverting only the
> initialization of "host->power_mode" but decided against it for
> consistency reason.  Fixing only the second part of the patch was my
> preferred choice.
> I am well aware that reverting the patch is not the real solution.  On
> the other hand there is no denying the feature is broken and probably
> would not have been accepted upstream had anyone been running their
> system with the flags enabled.
> I submitted the patch to allow the mobile team to move forward. The
> system doesn't boot if the mmc card doesn't get initialized properly,
> something that blocks them in all their omap3 endeavours.
> All that being said, I can submit another patch that will only address
> the "power_mode" initialization and leave the pairing of regulator
> enables/disables intact.  I will also get in touch with the implementer
> of the patch and expose the problem to him.
> Question/comments are welcomed.
> Mathieu.

I like that approach better. As for the rude comments, you might point 
out that the 4 flags we are using _are_ provided by upstream and there 
are _no_ rules against their simultaneous use.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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