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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] UIO: Implement a UIO interface for the SMX Cryptengine
Am Thu, 13 Mar 2008 20:07:00 +1100
schrieb Ben Nizette <>:

> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 09:53 +0100, Hans-Jürgen Koch wrote:
> > Am Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:06:22 +1100
> > schrieb Ben Nizette <>:
> > >
> > > This is version 2 of this patch and addresses all issues raised by
> > > Hans-Jürgen Koch in his review of version 1.
> >
> > But it doesn't address the issue Paul Mundt has raised. As this driver will
> > probably serve as an example for other UIO platform drivers, it should be
> > correct. And I also consider it a bit impolite if you completely ignore Paul,
> > who has taken the time to review your driver and pointed out a mistake. His
> > solution is obviously the correct one.
> >
> Unfortunately v2 of this patch missed Paul's comments by about a minute.
> I have made his change and was waiting any comments on this version
> before I pushed out a v3.

OK, send it. You should have done so immediately. It's seldom a good idea to
post a patch with known issues, because it wastes people's time reviewing a
patch that is not acceptable in the first place.

> I too am hoping this will serve as an example to people who previously
> have just used /dev/mem and polled the device; I'm very much committed
> to getting it right!

OK. Thank you very much for your work. I receive lots of mails from people
who want to know how such an UIO platform driver is done, so I'm glad to have
a nice example here.


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