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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] SH/Dreamcast - joystick (Control pad)
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On Mon, February 11, 2008 4:25 pm, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 11:19:22AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Monday 11 February 2008, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
>> > On Mon, February 11, 2008 12:22 am, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> > > no remove function ? looks like the probe() forces a connect, but
>> > > there's no remove() to force a disconnect ...
>> >
>> > Removing these devices (or any other plugged directly into the maple
>> > ports) is a quick way to destroy your Dreamcast: hence they were never
>> > implemented I guess. But there is no convincing reason for the
>> software
>> > not doing so, I suppose. I can just put in comments about it.
>>
>> and not allow the driver to be built as a module until the comments
>> become
>> code ...
>> -mike
>
> Normally drivers can be unbound from devices via sysfs even if they are
> built-in, not modules.
>
>
I meant comments about not being so silly as to start plugging maple
devices in and out of the ports on the DC. I understand the point about
the code and will rework appropriately.

All I wanted to do is take somebody's old code and get it to work on 2.6.
But nothing is that simple :-/



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