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SubjectRE: [PATCH v5 2/3] arm:davinci: move emif driver to mfd framework
Hi Samuel,

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 22:59:08, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> Hi Prakash,
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2012 at 01:12:25PM +0000, Manjunathappa, Prakash wrote:
> > Hi Samuel,
> >
> > May be I did not do a good job giving complete information on this earlier.
> > So I have replied on top of my mail with below information (seems you missed it)
> >
> I did get it, sorry for not being able to reply earlier.
> > Taking above points into consideration Arnd Bergmann suggested to move AEMIF driver to
> > MFD framework [1], relevant portion of his mail as follows,
> >
> > " If you want it to provide endpoint devices that are handled by
> > distinct subsystems in Linux, I would make it an mfd multifunction
> > device and make the common... "
> You're missing that part of the quote:
> "...code a driver that scans the connected memories in order to register
> its child devices for each of the subsystems."

emif is not discoverable interface, does not support scanning for connected devices.

Could you please let me know if there is any other way to achieve this? I will be happy
to incorporate that and submit next version of the patch.


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