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SubjectRe: [PATCH 27/30] staging/vme: rework the bus model
On 26/10/10 02:02, Emilio G. Cota wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 12:24:38 +0100, Martyn Welch wrote:
>> On 23/10/10 00:27, Emilio G. Cota wrote:
>>>> * installing drivers even before the bridges they need are present
>>>> seems counter-intuitive and wrong.
>>
>> There are plenty of instances where a driver can be loaded before the
>> bus is probed or a device is even present. When the bus become
>> available, the probe routine will be run.
>
> That would be acceptable if and only if no other alternative was available.
>
> It doesn't make any sense to constrain ourselves to installing
> drivers only BEFORE loading bridge drivers.
>

I have no idea what your doing, but that simply isn't the case. Your
right - that really would not make any sense, however I'm happily
loading the bridge drivers before any VME device drivers here.

Martyn


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