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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/7] Add TI EMIF SDRAM controller driver
    On 4/12/2012 9:15 PM, Paul Walmsley wrote:
    > Hi Benoît,
    >
    > On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, Cousson, Benoit wrote:
    >
    >> The LPDDR2 spec does consider as well NVM (Non Volatile Memory), so I think we
    >> should stick to driver/memory for EMIF.
    >
    > Hmm good point!
    >
    >>> So perhaps something like drivers/memory/dram/ for the SDRAM controllers,
    >>> and maybe drivers/memory/ for the GPMC?
    >>
    >> In fact Felipe was considering something else for that kind of general purpose
    >> bus driver like GMPC, C2C and LLI...
    >>
    >> ... But I do not remember the name :-)
    >
    > It would be nice if we could separate IP blocks that can drive an Ethernet
    > controller or modem chip from the DRAM controllers; they are quite
    > different beasts from a common API standpoint.

    Yep, fully agree. In fact Felipe's suggestion was something like
    drivers/ocd for off-chip devices, but maybe something like drivers/gpbus
    will highlight a little bit more the bus controller aspect of such driver.

    Regards,
    Benoit
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