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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6] ToPIC specific init for yenta_socket
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 03:07:21PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> I read the PCMCIA list, but not LKML, and I have no idea what problems you
> are talking about. Could you please explain of give a pointer to a
> previous post? I could cross-check the problem against plx9052 driver.

It's fairly complex. Let's just summerise it as "yenta texas instruments
IRQ routing fucked up" 8) The chip has a bunch of registers to control
what signals get routed to which physical pins, and it seems that between
June 2002 and today, some bad changes happened. I'm currently trying to
track down each one, but, as there have been several levels of patching
going on, it isn't simple.

> The same is done for TI and Ricoh bridges. Just search the sources for
> "socket->socket.ops->init". You may have a good reason to be unhappy, but
> coherent code is normally easier to fix than a bunch of different hacks.

Yep, and I'm going to fix them as part of my present work.

Think about what happens to ->init with the current system when you
have two different cardbus controllers in the same machine.

Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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