Proposed Kconfig update patch for help text)

Tom Rini trini at
Fri Apr 2 03:03:24 EST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 11:58:14AM -0500, Dan Malek wrote:
> Tom Rini wrote:
> >In all seriousness, when the 52xx code for 2.4 was brought up, there
> >were a number of objections to the Motorola provided code,
> Does anyone actually use this code?  From the work I've done it appears
> the FEC implements it's own DMA, other peripherals are used in programmed
> I/O
> mode, and stuff I have done I've found it easier to just write my own
> code manage the DMA.  IMHO we should just punt this stuff for Linux,
> now that there is more public interest start collaborating on a better
> solution, and maybe just use what Mot provided as documentation filler.
> The Motorola solution seems like an attempt to be everything for everyone.

FWIW, I think I lean towards this (which to be clear if I wasn't before,
is the second option I described) approach as well.  Not that I have hw
handy. :)

Tom Rini

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