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Re: [PATCH] bc47xx : export ssb_watchdog_timer_set

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bc47xx : export ssb_watchdog_timer_set
From: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 19:29:20 +0200
Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>, matthieu castet <castet.matthieu@free.fr>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
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On Tuesday 19 May 2009 19:09:57 Ralf Baechle wrote:
> Maybe because I felt drivers/ssb/ was outside my jurisdiction - and unlike
> what alot of people may seem to think I'm not a full time MIPS kernel
> hacker.

Ok nice.

> I can deal with SSB patch if you so desire - but I have no experience with
> SSB, so I'd have somebody to rubberstamp non-trivial SSB patches before I
> queue them up.

 **Fwoo..
[stamp here]
      ..mppp**


Done. :)

> I can keep them either in the usual MIPS trees on 
> linux-mips.org or I could create a separate linux-ssb tree, depending on
> what seems to be sensible.  Also, reading the entry in the maintainers
> file I wonder if netdev is really the list of a choice?

Yes it is, because the bus is only used on networking devices.
(Ethernet cards, wireless cards, and network routers)
I don't think you need to create a separate tree. ssb is pretty mature. There
won't be that many patches.

-- 
Greetings, Michael.

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