[RFC][PATCH 0/3] OF-platform PATA driver

Jeff Garzik jeff at garzik.org
Sat Nov 24 11:49:33 EST 2007

Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here is the PATA Platform driver using OF infrastructure.
> Mostly it's just a wrapper around a bit modified pata_platform
> driver.
> Patches are well split for the easier review:
> First one factors out platform_device specific bits and modifies
> pata_platform to be a library-alike driver (with platform_device
> default binding).
> Second patch is OF-driver itself which is using pata_platform
> "library".
> Third patch is PowerPC specific, but I'm still Cc'ing linux-ide,
> just to show how we're using it.
> As an alternative approach we can use plain pata_platform
> driver, but I'm not sure how Linux OF bindings' ideologists will
> or will not like it.
> So, these patches are strongly Request For Comments. Feel free
> to train your nitpicking skills ;-), and/or vote for the option
> you most pleased about (or suggest another?).

Seems reasonable from a libata point of view...

(pata_platform maintainer CC'd)


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