On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 09:58:08AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Well, I was wondering because the code in arch/mips/pci/ops-nile4.c which
> > was extraced from the lasat code is completly different from
> > ddb5xxx/ddb5074/pci_ops.c, so it's hard to extract the commonc code into
> > a shared file.
> If you know the chip, they are actually quite similar :-)
> The differences between the Lasat and the DDB code are these:
> - The Lasat code checks the PCI error registers to detect the presence of
> devices, while the DDB code doesn't,
> - The Lasat code is limited to 8 PCI devices on bus 0, while the DDB code
> uses a different access scheme to access the extra devices,
> - The DDB code uses abstraction functions to access the Nile 4 registers,
> while the Lasat code accesses the registers directly.
Time to cleanup that mess also then.
Does anybody still care about the DDB5074? I was just told somebody tried
it and it didn't boot into userspace ...