RE: linux-next: manual merge of the char-misc tree with the ia64 tree

From: Luck, Tony
Date: Tue Jul 15 2014 - 11:22:39 EST

> Wait, do we really need a drivers/ras directory for one single driver?
> Why not put it in drivers/misc/ instead? A whole subdir at the top of
> drivers seems overkill and odd.
> As it's a memory driver, what about drivers/firmware/ or drivers/edac/
> or drivers/platform?

It isn't really a firmware driver, and definitely not an EDAC driver.

drivers/platform/x86 seems at least plausible.

Adding Boris as drivers/ras was his idea. I think he has plans
for more stuff to go here.

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