[RFC][PATCH] bcmai: introduce AI driver
zajec5 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 12:56:13 EDT 2011
2011/4/6 Arend van Spriel <arend at broadcom.com>:
> 3. Device identification
> The cores are identified by manufacturer, core id and revision in your
> patch. I would not use the revision because 4 out of 5 times a revision
> change does indicate a hardware change but no change in programming
> interface. The enumeration data does contain a more selective field
> indicating the core class (4 bits following the core identifier). I suggest
> to replace the revision field by this class field.
Could you say something more about *class*, please? For my BCM43224 it
seems to be 0x0. WIll check BCM4313 in a moment.
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