Re: [PATCH v5] ARM: imx: Add basic imx6q cpu thermal management

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On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 09:12:51AM -0500, Rob Lee wrote:
>> Sascha, thanks for the review.
>>
>> >> +
>> >> +static struct imx6q_thermal_zone     *th_zone;
>> >> +static void __iomem                  *ocotp_base;
>> >
>> > This is a driver and drivers should generally be multi instance safe.
>> >
>>
>> I don't understand what this comment is referring to.  Could you elaborate?
>
> Drivers can only be multi instance safe when all variables are inside a
> instance specific struct and you pass a pointer to this struct around.
> What if the i.MX7 has two different ocotp_base and you want to use this
> driver on both ocotp?
>

Understood, thanks.  I'll fix this in v6.

> Sascha
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