[PATCH 21/21] ARM: Kirkwood: Remove DT support
arnd at arndb.de
Tue Feb 25 10:59:50 EST 2014
On Tuesday 25 February 2014 16:09:44 Simon Guinot wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 04:36:14PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 February 2014, Simon Guinot wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 01:44:23PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > > > I just took a brief look at the LED driver. I think it would be
> > > > reasonable to move almost all of the platform_data into the driver
> > > > itself and associate the two versions with distinct "compatible"
> > > > strings. That works in this particular case because while the driver
> > > > is generic enough to handle other cases, I also wouldn't expect
> > > > it to ever get used again on another platform.
> > >
> > > Actually, this driver is also used by the Atom-based LaCie NASes.
> > > Mainline support for this platforms should be provided soon.
> > Do you use DT for those machines as well, or how do you get the
> > data into the driver there?
> We are using the old fashion platform_device mechanism. The resources
> are defined in some board-setup files stored in the arch/x86/platform
Then better be quick, before the x86 maintainers figure out what kind
of mess they are getting into, if they want to support lots of embedded
machines in the future. ;-)
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