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Re: [PATCH] TXx9: Add TX4939 RNG support

To: mpm@selenic.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TXx9: Add TX4939 RNG support
From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 02:23:35 +0900 (JST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, herbert@gondor.apana.org.au
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On Sun, 31 May 2009 12:01:29 -0500, Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> wrote:
> > > Not clear to me how this works when this is a module?
> > 
> > This patch add a registration of a platform device for RNG to vmlinux.
> > And the other patch add a driver module for the RNG.  This strategy is
> > fairly common for SoCs or embedded platforms.
> 
> If your driver is built as a module (which your patch allows), the above
> won't work, right?

No, the rng driver can be used regardless of module or built-in, as
like as other platform drivers.  Any special issue for hw_rng?

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Atsushi Nemoto

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