Re: [PATCH/RFC 0/2] Zorro modalias support
On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 09:10:05PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > If this starts to work fine, probably we should add modalias support for
> > NuBus, too...
> > I've also been thinking about adding a special `amiga' bus type that
> > contains all built-in devices (but you can substitute `amiga' by `atari'
> > or `mac', the idea stays the same).
> > What do you think?
> I agree that we need to do NuBus eventually, but it seems to me that
> it needs to be converted to the new driver model first. For the mac
Yes, it relies on the new driver model.
For Zorro, there are still a few drivers to convert from
zorro_find_device() to zorro_driver.
> onboard devices, I was planning to add support to the macio bus type
> for non-PCI models to get that. I just got distracted by the request
If you already have a suitable bus for that, you can use it, of course.
> to fix binutils and friends for TLS.
Nevertheless not unimportant neither...
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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