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Old 12-07-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
will_berry70
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Can't bind my device to a driver, or get a /dev/<devname> created by udev


Hi,
I'm trying to create a SPI device on a TI DaVinci board (embedded development board). According to mt .conf file I have SPI Drivers selected, and I've called spi_register_board_info (with a struct that had 'modalias' named for the alleged driver, 'spidev') and platform_device_register in the board initialisation code.

That gets me as far as having the following:

/sys/class/spi_master and spidev folders, but no files for any devices within them.

and

/sys/devices/platform/spi_davinci.0

In udev I've tried adding various things to the rules files there and to my own rules file but it doesn't appear to do anything and I don't get any new files under /dev/ generated (as I'd like).

The latest udev rule I've tried is: KERNEL=="spi_davinci", NAME="spi"
I hoped this would find the spi_davinci device and create a /dev/spi node.

All help greatly appreciated.

Will.
 
Old 12-07-2009, 10:32 AM   #2
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Also /sys/bus/spi/drivers contains my 'spidev' driver file, but /sys/bus/spi/devices is empty ?!
 
  


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