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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/5] patches to settle i8042 with Intel MID platforms
On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 12:45:17PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 07/05/2010 08:03 AM, feng.tang@intel.com wrote:
> > From: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Some x86 platforms like intel MID platforms don't have i8042 controllers,
> > and i8042 driver's probe to some non-exist legacy IO ports may hang
> > the MID processor.
> >
> > Current solution for this is add dependency of SERIO_I8042 over
> > !X86_MRST, then if we build a x86 kernel image with X86_MRST=y,
> > it won't have i8042 driver support over common x86 platforms.
> >
> > So we add a i8042 pre-detect hook into x86_platforms ops, so that
> > i8042 driver can use it to run-time judge whether to go on with
> > probe process.
> >
> > Please review these patches.
> >
>
> Looks good to me. Dmitry, what do you think?
>

Looks hood to me as well. We can either merge it through my tree or x86
tree, I don't have a preference.

--
Dmitry


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