Commit 796a8e42 authored by Ben Dooks's avatar Ben Dooks Committed by Linus Torvalds

gpiolib: make gpiochip_add() show a better error message

The current message, 'not registered' is confusing as it implies it was
not registered with something, whereas printing 'failed to register'
implies it was the gpiochip_add() call that did not work correctly.
Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Dooks <>
Cc: David Brownell <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent a13c1868
......@@ -1106,7 +1106,7 @@ int gpiochip_add(struct gpio_chip *chip)
/* failures here can mean systems won't boot... */
if (status)
pr_err("gpiochip_add: gpios %d..%d (%s) not registered\n",
pr_err("gpiochip_add: gpios %d..%d (%s) failed to register\n",
chip->base, chip->base + chip->ngpio - 1,
chip->label ? : "generic");
return status;
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