Re: [RESEND][PATCH 0/5] Support for the TS-5500 board

From: Vivien Didelot
Date: Fri Aug 12 2011 - 10:26:40 EST

On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:09:19 -0400,
Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:20:46 +0100,
> David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Just expose these devices in the device-tree. You shouldn't *need* a
> > new MTD device driver; physmap_of should be just fine.
> I didn't write a new MTD device driver, but just moved the already
> existing one to the ts5500 platform directory. The point is that my
> TS-5500 doesn't have this flash, so I couldn't try. The fifth patch
> from this set could just be ignored.
> > 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.
> I'm a bit confused with what should be done for the support for an
> embedded platform (X86-based) like this TS-5500. Is the actual code
> hierarchy OK? What is the impact of adding a device-tree to this code?
> Thanks,
> Vivien.

Can I get the maintainer's view on this?
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