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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: Move of input drivers, some word needed from you
(No need to group reply, a list reply is fine for me, I have decent
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On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, Jes Sorensen wrote:

> PPC, just as sbus support applies to sparc, sparc64 and m68k and nubus
> is for PPC and m68k.

D'accord. I was unaware of that.

> Matthias> Why does that belong into drivers/$ARCH? arch/$ARCH/drivers
> Matthias> is fine, and you can symlink it around if more than one
> Matthias> architecture shares a certain piece of hardware.
>
> Because it needs to be outside the arch hierachy and symlinks are
> foul.

Hum. So would not the arch boil down to provide the following:

* bootstrapping, pulling all necessary information off the
BIOS/OpenPROM/whatever, passing them on to the Kernel.

* provide Config.in to the actual hardware drivers

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Matthias Andree
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