media: imx-csi: Input connections to CSI should be optional

This change “media: imx-csi: Input connections to CSI should be optional” in Linux kernel is authored by Steve Longerbeam <slongerbeam [at]> on Thu Jan 17 18:58:37 2019 -0200.

media: imx-csi: Input connections to CSI should be optional

Some imx platforms do not have fwnode connections to all CSI input
ports, and should not be treated as an error. This includes the
imx6q SabreAuto, which has no connections to ipu1_csi1 and ipu2_csi0.
Return -ENOTCONN in imx_csi_parse_endpoint() so that v4l2-fwnode
endpoint parsing will not treat an unconnected CSI input port as
an error.

Fixes: c893500a16baf ("media: imx: csi: Register a subdev notifier")

Signed-off-by: Steve Longerbeam <>
Reviewed-by: Philipp Zabel <>
Acked-by: Tim Harvey <>
Tested-by: Fabio Estevam <>
Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <>
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit 337e90e.

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/staging/media/imx/imx-media-csi.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/imx/imx-media-csi.c b/drivers/staging/media/imx/imx-media-csi.c
index 8857994..7abfe0a 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/imx/imx-media-csi.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/imx/imx-media-csi.c
@@ -1865,7 +1865,7 @@ static int imx_csi_parse_endpoint(struct device *dev,
 				  struct v4l2_fwnode_endpoint *vep,
 				  struct v4l2_async_subdev *asd)
-	return fwnode_device_is_available(asd->match.fwnode) ? 0 : -EINVAL;
+	return fwnode_device_is_available(asd->match.fwnode) ? 0 : -ENOTCONN;
 static int imx_csi_async_register(struct csi_priv *priv)

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 337e90e (patch).

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