Re: [PATCH 7/7] [v2] drivers/misc: introduce Freescale hypervisormanagement driver

From: Timur Tabi
Date: Fri Jun 03 2011 - 11:28:15 EST

Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> > I don't think it's correct to think of a hypervisor as firmware, so I don't
>> > think drivers/firmware is better.
>> >
>> > I'm not sure that creating virt/fsl and putting the driver in there is a good
>> > idea, because it will be the only driver in that directory. Unlike KVM, this
>> > driver is just a collection of front-ends to our hypervisor API. The actual
>> > hypervisor is completely separate. That's why I put it in drivers/misc, because
>> > it's just a single driver with a miscellaneous collection of interfaces.

> Ok, fair enough. If nobody has a strong preference any other way, just make it
> drivers/firmware then.

Did you mean to say drivers/misc?

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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