RE: [PATCH 2/2] Fixed typo Intel RNG driver for2.6.21-rc7-mm1

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 03:11:51 EST

>>> "Tomita, Haruo" <haruo.tomita@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 26.04.07 08:56 >>>
>> But why do you remove the printk()?
>I think that FWH connected to LPC of ICHx are not only Intel products.
>For example, sst... etc.
>Does rng address differ in except Intel products?

I am not aware of non-Intel FWHs supporting the same RNG interface.

>I think that this driver is targeting Intel FWH.
>Therefore, printk() was removed.

If you're worried about people thinking their box being reported to have no
FWH when it does, then just make the message say so (i.e. add 82802 or

># Do you think that a "FWH not detected" message is noisy?

No, I think it helps understanding why there's no RNG device in the system.


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