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Re: [PATCH v6 3/8] Loongson: YeeLoong: add backlight driver

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 3/8] Loongson: YeeLoong: add backlight driver
From: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 23:01:33 +0800
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, zhangfx@lemote.com, Richard Purdie <rpurdie@rpsys.net>
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On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 14:57 +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 10:52:17PM +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 14:06 +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 07:08:42PM +0800, Wu Zhangin wrote:
> > > 
> > > > From: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
> > > > 
> > > > This patch adds YeeLoong Backlight Driver, which provides standard
> > > > interface for user-space applications to control the brightness of the
> > > > backlight.
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
> > > 
> > > You split old, big driver into several individual drivers - good.
> > > 
> > > Now we can actually move things to their rightf place and for a backlight
> > > drivers that should be drivers/video/backlight/.  Convert it to a platform
> > > driver.
> > 
> > Okay, but for these drivers need the ec_kb3310b.h, so, we also need to
> > move it from arch/mips/loongson/lemote-2f/yeeloong_laptop/ec_kb3310b.h
> > to arch/mips/include/asm/mach-loongson/ec_kb3310b.h.
> > 
> > and seems some subsystem have no maintainer, such as the hwmon driver:
> 
> Which is true and sometimes a bit of a nuisance but one we can live with.
> 

This time, I like the folks did under drivers/platform/x86/ ;) which
will be better to maintain. for all of these drivers are really only
YeeLoong platform specific ;)

> > HARDWARE MONITORING
> > L:      lm-sensors@lm-sensors.org
> > W:      http://www.lm-sensors.org/
> > S:      Orphan
> > F:      drivers/hwmon/
> > 
> > So, who should I send this patch to?
> 
> I suggest you add Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> and linux-kernel
> to the To: list.
> 

Okay, later, thanks!

Regards,
        Wu Zhangjin


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