[RFC] misc/at24: add experimental OF support for the generic eeprom driver

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Oct 10 03:13:58 EST 2009

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 7:43 AM, Nate Case <ncase at xes-inc.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 07:14 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
>> And while doing this and figuring the pro/cons of those methods, I
>> stumbled over this commit:
>>         gpio: pca953x: Get platform_data from OpenFirmware
>>         (1965d30356c1c65660ba3330927671cfe81acdd5)
> Aside from any issues you have with the properties themselves, what's
> your take on this approach?

As I mentioned in an earlier email, I don't think quite the right form
has been found yet, but I like the direction things are moving.

> Personally, I just got tired of waiting for someone else to solve the
> pdata/OF problem.  So I submitted that commit as an attempt at something
> very simple and unobtrusive to the device driver itself.  It seems
> pretty clean to me, but I'm curious to see if others have any better
> ideas.

Yup, that's good.  Between Anton's, Wolfram's and your work things are
going the right way.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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