Re: [RESEND][PATCH 0/5] Support for the TS-5500 board
From: David Woodhouse
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 10:20:57 EST
On Wed, 2011-08-10 at 10:06 -0400, Vivien Didelot wrote:
> > And btw, I'm not sure we really want to put all these drivers in
> > arch/x86/platform/ts5500/ a re-create the arm driver mess.
> > drivers/leds/, drivers/gpio/ and drivers/mtd/ are probably a best
> > choice.
> In fact, this set of patches is a rewrite of the first RFC set, where
> we discussed that arch/x86/platform/ could be a good place, as the
> TS-5500 is a specific platform with its platform devices (the
> corresponding thread is here: https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/5/3/60).
Just expose these devices in the device-tree. You shouldn't *need* a new
MTD device driver; physmap_of should be just fine.
If your bootloader doesn't pass one, your platform-specific code should
just register its own device-tree blob during early boot. And your
device drivers should just match against the devices therein.
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