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Re: [PATCH] GIO bus support for SGI IP22/28

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] GIO bus support for SGI IP22/28
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 18:49:22 +0100
Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 07:14:36PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 18:19, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 05:08:59PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> >
> >> SGI IP22/IP28 machines have GIO busses for adding graphics and other
> >> extension cards. This patch adds support for GIO driver/device
> >> handling and converts the newport console driver to a GIO driver.
> >
> > I like it - finally proper driver structure in the year 15 of Indy
> > support :D
> 
> Did GIO ever appeared on non-MIPS platforms?

There may have been obscure prototypes at SGI but I doubt any non-MIPS
GIO systems ever reached production status.

> If yes, you want to move it to drivers/gio/.

Good point - it probably should go there anyway.

  Ralf

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