[PATCH 2/2] Add cpufreq driver for Momentum Maple boards

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Fri Jul 1 04:30:03 EST 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 01:23:03PM -0500, kevin diggs wrote:
 > Hi,
 > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov
 > <dbaryshkov at gmail.com> wrote:
 > >
 > > drivers/cpufreq/powerpc. However my current version (as suggested by Ben)
 > > goes directly to drivers/cpufreq
 > >
 > Uh ... Just curious ... why is arch specific code now being put
 > outside of the arch directories? When I wrote the 750GX stuff
 > (~2.6.28) I put in a location similar to what x86 was doing? When did
 > this change?

last release, ARM moved their cpufreq drivers. I moved the x86 ones afterwards.
There's precedent for other arch specific drivers in drivers/ too, but the
cpufreq move is a recent thing.


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