Re: [RFC PATCH] platform: Faciliatate the creation of pseduo-platform busses

From: Grant Likely
Date: Sat Aug 07 2010 - 13:28:59 EST

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 12:35 AM, Grant Likely <grant.likely@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> That would be nice, but take your "standard" PC today:
>>        > ls /sys/devices/platform/
>>        Fixed MDIO bus.0  i8042  pcspkr  power  serial8250  uevent vesafb.0
>> There are tty devices below the serial port, which is nice to see, but
>> the others?  I don't know what type of bus they would be on, do you?
> I wouldn't have any problem modifying those specific drivers to
> register under something like /sys/devices/legacy, but I don't really
> think it is in any way necessary.

Or for that matter, make those drivers explicitly use
/sys/devices/platform so that I don't cause churn on PCs. :-) I'd
like to be rid of it as default behaviour for embedded though.

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