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SubjectRe: [NET] Remove ARM dependency for dm9000 driver
From: Russell King <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 09:41:11 +0000

> In which case why do we restrict floppy to only those machines which
> could have floppy? Why do we restrict IDE to only those platforms
> which may have IDE?

These two examples require platform level support via
an asm/*.h header file.

Whereas the driver's we are talking about use portable
interfaces that should be available across the board.

So, bad example.
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