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Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Octeon: Register EEPROM device on the I2C bus

To: Yang Shi <yang.shi@windriver.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Octeon: Register EEPROM device on the I2C bus
From: Wolfram Sang <w.sang@pengutronix.de>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 08:41:55 +0100
Cc: ddaney@caviumnetworks.com, ben-linux@fluff.org, khali@linux-fr.org, ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, linux-i2c@vger.kernel.org
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> > Is the use of 'eeprom' instead of 'at24' intentional?
> >   
> 
> Unfortunately, at24 driver can't work on this board, I must use legacy
> eeprom.

Well, you are of course free to choose here :)

I'd just be interested if there is a software limitation which prevents you from
using AT24. Because, it _should_ work with all kind of eeproms the legacy driver
deals with. Otherwise it is probably a bug which needs to be fixed.

Regards,

   Wolfram

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