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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] [v2] drivers/misc: introduce Freescale hypervisor management driver
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On Friday 03 June 2011, Timur Tabi wrote:
> Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >> > I don't think it's correct to think of a hypervisor as firmware, so I don't
> >> > think drivers/firmware is better.
> >> >
> >> > I'm not sure that creating virt/fsl and putting the driver in there is a good
> >> > idea, because it will be the only driver in that directory. Unlike KVM, this
> >> > driver is just a collection of front-ends to our hypervisor API. The actual
> >> > hypervisor is completely separate. That's why I put it in drivers/misc, because
> >> > it's just a single driver with a miscellaneous collection of interfaces.
>
> > Ok, fair enough. If nobody has a strong preference any other way, just make it
> > drivers/firmware then.
>
> Did you mean to say drivers/misc?

Sorry, I misread your first sentence above. I thought you said that you prefer
drivers/firmware over virt/fsl. drivers/misc is definitely the wrong
place for this, please choose a better one. Maybe drivers/virt/ ?

Arnd


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