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SubjectRe: New Input PS/2 driver
On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 04:02:08PM -0700, James Simmons wrote:
>
> > > Not implemented yet.
> >
> > Quite the opposite: #undef was forgotten in the .h file after the .c
> > file converted to a runtime option instead of a compiletime one. I
> > removed it in the CVS now.
>
> Okay. Another thing is how to deal with IRQ's and the port regions. This
> can vary from platform to platform. We could have this as a command line
> option as well. In fact we might since it can be built as a module. Alot
> of platforms added things to the command line inside the kernel code.
> Or we can do lots of #ifdef in i8042.h or using the asm/keyboard method
> like now. Personally I don't like this method since even on mips the i8042
> port range varies on different machines. So we still end up with a bunch
> of messy #ifdef.

I'd prefer a bunch of #ifdefs in i8042.h with defaults and a command
line option to change that if needed. For some of the more differing
architectures (Sun Ultra AX) which have i8042-alike chips in them
complete separate drivers may make sense as well.


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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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