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Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] Remove unused header file gio.h

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] Remove unused header file gio.h
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 11:22:34 +0000
Cc: Vorobiev Dmitri <dmitri.vorobiev@movial.fi>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 11:37:06AM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> first step is to introduce GIO devices similair to PCI devices. My
> current working GIO device is solid impact. I also looked at
> supporting Phobos G160 cards, but the current set of 2114x drivers
> is not useable for that...
> 
> The big missing thing in the GIO framework right now is a bullet proof
> detection for non standard GIO cards, like newport and XZ cards. They
> don't provide ID information...

So the resulting code will be a mix of normal probing bus code and
something like "GIO platform devices" which are just added if we somehow
"know" they're there?  SGI never stops to amaze me ...

  Ralf

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