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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] mfd: Add basic support for the Congatec CGEB BIOS interface
Hi Sascha,

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 07:07:52PM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> Hi Samuel,
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 05:39:27PM +0100, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> > Hi Sascha,
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 02:26:31PM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > > The Congatec CGEB is a BIOS interface found on some Congatec x86
> > > modules. It provides access to on board peripherals like I2C busses
> > > and watchdogs. This driver contains the basic support for accessing
> > > the CGEB interface and registers the child devices.
> > After looking at the code, I'm not entirely sure this one belongs to
> > drivers/mfd/. Have you thought about putting it under arch/x86/platform/ ?
> > There are similar examples there, like uv or olpc.
> I don't mind putting it in arch/x86/platform instead. I'm an ARM guy and
> on ARM there currently is a rush to move everything looking remotely
> like a driver out of arch/arm/ to drivers/, so putting it under
> drivers/mfd/ seemed logical to me.
Yes, this seems to be the trend apparently. Could you try pushing that into
the x86/platform, please ? If they put you under fire, I guess I could take
this patchset. But they have several "BIOS interfaces" there already...


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