Fw: [PATCH][RFC] PCMCIA support for 8xx using platform devices

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sun Apr 22 17:49:41 EDT 2007

On Sunday 22 April 2007, Vitaly Bordug wrote:
> This utilizes PCMCIA on mpc885ads and mpc866ads from arch/powerpc. In the
> new approach, direct IMMR accesses from within drivers/ were totally
> eliminated, that requires hardware_enable, hardware_disable, voltage_set
> board-specific functions to be moved over to BSP code section   
> (arch/powerpc/platforms/8xx in 885 case). There is just no way to have
> both arch/ppc and arch/powerpc approaches to work simultaneously because
> of that.  

Maybe I'm missing a key issue here, but what's the point of adding
more platform_devices for stuff that is already in the device tree?
Shouldn't this be made an of_platform_driver instead so you can
use the existing of_device directly?

	Arnd <><

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