Status on 405GP i2c driver

Matt Porter mporter at
Thu Apr 25 00:47:33 EST 2002

On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 06:23:01PM -0700, andrew may wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 04:05:48PM -0700, Matt Porter wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 02:16:01PM -0700, andrew may wrote:
> > >
> > > It looks like this question was lasted asked around Jan/Feb, but
> > > I have not seen an update on the status recently.
> > >
> > > I have looked at the i2c-2.6.3 and I am reluctant to spend any
> > > time working on it since it needs to go through some formating
> > > changes to get rid of the C++ style comments. I don't want to
> > > deal with a merge issues of doing a style change unless I know
> > > it will go in.
> >
> > I pushed a modified version of Armin's latest updated patch in.
> > I'd love to see the C-- comments go away but I'm too lazy to play
> > with it beyond testing it on my platform.  If anybody sends patches
> > that clean up some more of the ugliness then I'll push them in.
> I have just started to use BK and this does provide an interesting
> test. I had started to merge the stuff in steps before you did your
> push. So here are some bk export's -tpatch of what I tried. I go
> lazy on the merge of the last Makefile and I thing I screwed it up.
> i2c-2.6.3.patch is a patch to bring this up to the i2c 2.6.3 level.
> i2c-2.6.3-405.patch adds the 405 files in 2.6.3
> i2c-2.6.3-armin.patch is Armin's patch without the file rename.
> i2c-merge1 & 2 should be just file mv's but I didn't do it too
> well.

It's not a good idea to merge the i2c-2.6.3 support into 2_4_devel.
The idea here is to make available a 4xx IIC driver that can be used
with the current i2c infrastructure in the 2.4 kernel and can be
changed in sync with any ocp changes that are made.

Matt Porter
MontaVista Software, Inc.
mporter at

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