[RFC PATCH v3 3/3] powerpc: gamecube/wii: early debugging using usbgecko

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Dec 3 15:06:34 EST 2009

>>> you may want to rename the ug_ prefix, it took me a while looking  
>>> back
>>> and forth through the patch to convince myself it wasn't a typo.
>> What's wrong with ug_ ? (ug = (u)sb(g)ecko)
> At first look I thought it was a typo of udbg_early_remap. I prefer  
> the longer names although we could use gecko_early_remap unless the  
> gecko prefix conflicts with anything else.

All these names are local to this file.  Shorter names are nicer than
longer names :-)

> If there is not going to be a non usb gecko then there is no need  
> to have usb in the prefix.

There already is a Gecko device that plugs into the memory card slot
as well.  It is older than the USB Gecko, and much more widespread.

It doesn't give you a serial connection, it's memory only.


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