Q: Probing for devices > buswidth???

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Oct 9 02:45:59 EDT 2001

ebiederman at lnxi.com said:
> Trying to understand some anomolous results I discovered that
> gen_probe_newchip is looking for: 16 bit devices on an 8 bit bus. byte
> interleaved 16 bit devices on a 16 bit bus. And some really bizare
> things for a 32 bit bus.

> Is there any good reason for doing it that way?

What it's probing for is a 16-bit device in 8-bit mode. This is _different_ 
to an 8-bit device :)


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