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Re: [PATCH 0/6] Alchemy updates for 2.6.30

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] Alchemy updates for 2.6.30
From: Manuel Lauss <>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 15:03:20 +0100
Cc: Linux-MIPS <>
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Hallo Ralf,

> #5    I dislike the alchemy/common/platform.c file because it makes passing
>       platform data to drivers ugly (the platdata struct and the consumer
>       are in different files) and I also don't like the fact that every
>       conceivable piece of alchemy hardware has a driver registered whether
>       I like it or not.  To not change existing behaviour, the platform.c
>       file is now invoked by the board Makefiles instead of the one in 
> common/.
> #6    Adds more complete DB1200 support (see patch for more info).

Please ignore patches 5 and 6.  I'm working on a better solution for
the problem #5 is supposed to fix,  and #6 depends on a patch to the
8250 driver which has not received any feedback.


        Manuel Lauss

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