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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
> Think of uio as just a "class" of driver, like input or v4l.  It's still
> up to the driver writer to provide a proper bus interface to the
> hardware (pci, usb, etc.) in order for the device to work at all.

Understood. That leads me to ask another question of the folks who deal
with a lot of these cards. How many could reasonably be described by the
following

bar to map, offset, length, ro/rw, root/user, local-offset
(x n ?)
interrupt function or null

It seems if we have a lot of this kind of card that all fit that pattern
it might actually get more vendors submitting updates if we had a single
pci driver that took a struct of the above as the device_id field so
vendors had to write five lines of IRQ code, a struct and update a PCI
table ? That seems to have mostly worked with all the parallel/serial
boards.

Alan
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