[patch/rfc 2.6.29 1/2] MTD: driver model updates

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Tue Mar 31 19:51:48 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 23:18, David Brownell <david-b at pacbell.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 26 March 2009, David Brownell wrote:
>> From: David Brownell <dbrownell at users.sourceforge.net>
>> Update driver model support in the MTD framework, so it fits
>> better into the current udev-based hotplug framework:
> Hmm, no comments?  I had understood there was interest over on
> the MTD side of things in exposing more information through
> sysfs, to help avoid the need to add Even More Ioctls as part
> of support for things like NAND chips with 4KB pages, or which
> handle more than 4GBytes ...

Please have a look at this. We got asked repeatedly to provide better
hotplug/udev integration, and the patches, and having the parent
device properly assigned, would solve some of the problems people run
into currently.


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