[PATCH] ata: add AMD Seattle platform driver

Brijesh Singh brijesh.singh at amd.com
Mon Jan 11 08:55:54 PST 2016


On 01/11/2016 09:33 AM, Mark Langsdorf wrote:
> On 01/08/2016 04:21 PM, Brijesh Singh wrote:
>> libata-*.c implements the "Enclosure management" style led messages but also has hooks
>> to register a custom led control callback. Since Seattle platform does not support
>> the "Enclosure management" registers hence ata_port_info we are setting a ATA_FLAG_EM | ATA_FLAG_SW_ACIVITY
>> to indicate that we can still handle the led messages by our registered callback. I see
>> that sata_highbank driver is doing something similar.
> The sata_highbank driver is doing it wrong and shouldn't have been
> accepted in its current condition. Enclosure management really should
> be a separate device. Please don't use it as an example.

Okay. Thanks for letting me know.

Should I consider extending the generic driver to handle this Seattle platform specific feature or go with a new
platform driver approach (i.e the one I am doing right now) ? 


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