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Re: turbo channel drivers for 2.6

To: "Peter 'p2' De Schrijver" <p2@mind.be>
Subject: Re: turbo channel drivers for 2.6
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 14:53:10 +0000 (GMT)
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On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Peter 'p2' De Schrijver wrote:

> Is there anyone working on a turbo channel driver for 2.6 ? I have 2.4

 I am, halfheartedly.  Have you seen James Simmons's work?

> running on the DEC 3000 (turbo channel alpha machine). I want to get 2.6
> to work and it would make sense to share the turbo channel part with
> other platforms (mipsel, vax).

 That's the only reasonable way of doing it.  It should also permit easy 
support for multi-bus peripheral device drivers, namely for:
DEFTA/DEFEA/DEFPA, PMAGD/PBXGA and DGLTA/DGLPB.

  Maciej

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