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Re: [PATCH 2/2] octeon: only build flash_setup code when CONFIG_MTD is s

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] octeon: only build flash_setup code when CONFIG_MTD is set
From: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 23:05:46 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
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Le Monday 22 June 2009 16:40:42 Ralf Baechle, vous avez écrit :
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 11:16:21AM +0200, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> > This patch makes the flash_setup code be compiled only when
> > CONFIG_MTD is set, it does make sense to register a physmap
> > platform driver without the MTD subsystem being enabled.
>
> No.  A user might build the MTD subsystem as a module and then insert it
> into a running system so the idea is to always register the devices.  This
> also keeps the information in /proc/iomem rsp. /proc/iostat and sysfs
> more useful.

Right.
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Best regards, Florian Fainelli
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