Can SPI be loaded earlier?.

Fernando New Member Posts: 22
edited December 2016 in UP Board Linux

I am experimenting with a SPI display and fbtft driver. I want to load the kernel module fbtft_device at startup so I added it to /etc/modules-load.d and /etc/modprobe.d but I am getting the following error:
root@Up:~# dmesg | grep -i fbtft
[    3.456418] fbtft_device: spi_busnum_to_master(2) returned NULL
[    3.463075] fbtft_device: failed to register SPI device

So it seems that the module was going to loaded when SPI was not available yet. So that's my question. Is there a way to get /dev/spidev2.0 available in an earlier stage?.

For the record, if I modprobe the module from /etc/rc.local, it loads fine.

Thanks. kind regards.


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