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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] rt2x00: Implement support for rt2800pci
> I don't agree on this, for starters the whole "abstraction
> layer as done in the staging driver, really obfuscated the code
> in multiple areas

Ivo, you could look at Orinoco or Libertas. Both WLAN drivers
support a multitude of different hardware (Libertas: CF/PCMCIA,
SDIO, SD, USB and Orinoco: CF/PCMCIA, PCI, PPC_PMAC). And both
have hardware abstraction layers that don't suck, obfuscate or
create lots of duplicate code.

So AFAIK it's not the question *IF* to do hardware abstraction
but only a question *HOW* to do it in an intelligent way. Don't
luck at one bad implementation and disregard the whole
concept :-)


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