Re: Handling of modular boards

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Tue May 08 2012 - 08:33:36 EST

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 10:44 PM, Mark Brown
<broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 01:50:01PM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> b) Doesn't integrate well with hotplug; the DT for the board
>> configuration is static at boot. What if a board can be unplugged and
>> another plugged in; a reboot or similar would be needed to adjust the
>> kernel to this.
> This is another issue - a similar set of problems does apply to some PCI
> type cards where the PCI device is essentially a bridge to a typical
> embedded system - though practically speaking it's much less severe.

I think Alessandro is working on a board like that right now, so looping
in Ale to this discussion to get his attention...

Linus Walleij
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