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Subject[-next] staging/vme: various fixes + new driver model for VME
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Hi Greg,

This contains first a whole bunch of fixes to the existing vme
code in staging, to then introduce a new driver model for VME
in patch 27.

I have a short list of things to do after this patchset gets
reviewed:

- provide a saner API for VME drivers that just want to
map/unmap chunks of memory (knowing nothing about underlying
hardware features, such as windows). This is already
implemented in the out-of-tree driver in [1].

- Make DMA work on the tsi148 (it's the only bridge I've got).
This will probably involve changing or extending the
current API.

- Test the whole thing with real hardware and a real VME driver
(currently out of tree as well, see [2]), which I'll try
to get merged, too--currently we just have vme_user.c which
really isn't a kosher driver.



Note that the appended applies on top of linux-next.

The patchset can be pulled from:
git://github.com/cota/linux-2.6.git vme-next

Thanks,

Emilio


[1] http://repo.or.cz/w/ht-drivers.git/tree/HEAD:/vmebridge/driver
[2] http://repo.or.cz/w/ht-drivers.git/tree/HEAD:/sis33/drivers

diffstat:
drivers/staging/vme/bridges/vme_ca91cx42.c | 222 ++++++------
drivers/staging/vme/bridges/vme_ca91cx42.h | 2 +-
drivers/staging/vme/bridges/vme_tsi148.c | 259 +++++++-------
drivers/staging/vme/bridges/vme_tsi148.h | 2 +-
drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_user.c | 159 ++++-----
drivers/staging/vme/vme.c | 569 +++++++++++++++-------------
drivers/staging/vme/vme.h | 229 ++++++++++-
drivers/staging/vme/vme_bridge.h | 175 ---------
8 files changed, 831 insertions(+), 786 deletions(-)



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