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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 12:31:16 +0100
Hans-Jürgen Koch <hjk@linutronix.de> wrote:
> You think it's easier for a manufacturer of industrial IO cards to
> debug a (large) kernel module?

You think its any easier to debug because the code now runs in ring 3 but
accessing I/O space.


> > uio also doesn't handle hotplug, pci and other "small" matters.
>
> uio is supposed to be a very thin layer. Hotplug and PCI are already
> handled by other subsystems.

And if you have a PCI or a hotplug card ? How many industrial I/O cards
are still ISA btw ?


Alan
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