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Re: sparc scsi esp depends on pci & hangs on boot



On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 12:27:37AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 01:20:56 -0600
> Otto Solares <solca@guug.org> wrote:
> 
> > everything else includes the generic one (pci dependant).
> > With this model what happens if a box had more than one
> > bus type (if technically possible)?
> 
> If the architecture wants to support such situations,
> then the implementation needs to vector off to different
> operations based upon the actual bus type.
> 
> Even though technically devices having SBUS and PCI variants could do
> this, none do currently, and also I do not use the generic device
> model in the SBUS layer, therefore I'm not going to add such multi-bus
> support to what Sparc uses for dma-mapping.h

ok, i understand now.  Theorically could be nice the new API,
i better stick with the current per-bus-drivers.

> If someone is bored and willing to do all of the generic device and
> ->dma_ops work for Sparc and SBUS, feel free to send me some patches.
> Otherwise, it won't get done :-)

:) fine with me.

-solca



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