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SubjectRe: [patch/rfc 2.6.19-rc5] arch-neutral GPIO calls
David Brownell wrote:

>A fine example of two platform-specific notions. First, that GPIO signals
>are muxed in that way ... they could easily have dedicated pins!! Second,
>that there's even a one-to-one association between pins and GPIOs ... I'll
>repeat the previous example of OMAP1, where certain GPIOs could come out on
>any of several pins. And where some pins can be muxed to work with more
>than one GPIO (but only one at a time, of course). Clearly, neither pin
>refcounting nor GPIO claiming can be sufficient to prevent such problems ...
>
>

So, you're saying that if GPIOA1 can come out on pins ZZ1 and BB6, then
there would be two unique "GPIO numbers", one for each possibility?


b.g.

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