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    SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] Block device for the ISS simulator
    On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 10:08:42AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > The ISS simulator is a simple powerpc simulator used among other things
    > for hardware bringup. It implements a simple memory mapped block device
    > interface.
    >
    > This is a simple block driver that attaches to it. Note that the choice
    > of a major device number is fishy, though because it's a simulator and
    > not real hardware, it's not necessarily a big deal.

    Please don't put in more block devices for every bloody simulator in the
    world. Just emulated some simpler enough existing hardware.



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