Re: Problem with commit: x86, iosf: Make IOSF driver modular and usable by more drivers

From: One Thousand Gnomes
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 15:03:39 EST

> David, any other suggestions?
> Why can't the users of IOSF_MBI just select it? That's what many other
> drivers do when they need to be sure that some functionality is present.

I think the obvious problem is that most users of IOSF_MBI are
non-obvious and there will be many of them over time.
> I'm surprised that someone else (e.g. Linus) has not complained about the
> 'default m' for this driver.

That's certainly wrong, but drivers that use it should probably
auto-select it or we will get a billion bug reports asking why graphics
doesn't work etc

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