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SubjectRe: [UIO] SMX UIO interface
  Ben Nizette wrote:
> On 01/09/2010, at 5:22 PM, Armin Steinhoff wrote:
>
>> Hi Ben,
>>
>> I have a question about the SMX UIO Interface.
>>
>> In the SMX module you are reading the data of the platform resourses:
>>
>> regs = platform_get_resource(dev, IORESOURCE_MEM, 0);
>> if (!regs) {
>> dev_err(&dev->dev, "No memory resource specified\n");
>> goto out_free;
>> }
>>
>> But who sets these data initially ?
> Who ever sets up the platform device that will bind to this driver, usually the board code (eg on avr32 arch/avr32/boards/*/setup.c, ARM is somewhere under arch/arm/mach-*/ I think).
>
> The board code would create an array of struct resource with the appropriate memory regions and an IRQ entry, create a struct platform_device with the right content to bind to that driver, set the platform_device .resource field to the previously created array then call platform_device_register() to kick things off.
>

That means there is additionally an individual driver of the board
and the UIO interface is just for open up the hardware interfaces ?

Thanks

--Armin


> --Ben.
>
>> Cheers
>>
>> --Armin
>>
>



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