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SubjectRe: Staging: dt3155: Cleanup memory mapped i/o access
On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 11:59:03AM -0500, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 04, 2010 2:23 PM, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> >
> > The macros ReadMReg and WriteMReg are really just private versions of
> > the kernel's readl and writel functions. Use the kernel's functions
> > instead. And since ioremap returns a (void __iomem *) not a (u8 *),
> > change all the uses of dt3155_lbase to reflect this.
> >
> > While here, make dt3155_lbase static since it is only used in the
> > dt3155_drv.c file. Also, remove the global variable dt3155_bbase
> > since it is not used anywhere in the code.
> >
> > Where is makes sense, create a local 'mmio' variable instead of using
> > dt3155_lbase[minor] to make the code more readable.
> >
> > This change also affects the {Read|Write}I2C functions so they are
> > also modified as needed.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: H Hartley Sweeten <hsweeten@visionengravers.com>
> > Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> > Cc: Scott Smedley <ss@aao.gov.au>
> >
>
> Greg,
>
> Did this patch fair any better when trying to merge it?

No, not at all :(

> If there is still an issue I will wait until Linus' tree, linux-next,
> and your staging-next branch appear to be more in sync.

Yes, please wait a bit, I really don't know what is going on here,
sorry.

greg k-h


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