[PATCH] move the iSeries virtual devices to vio

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Tue Apr 6 08:51:14 EST 2004

Hi Hollis,

From: Hollis Blanchard <hollisb at us.ibm.com>
> On Thursday 01 April 2004 23:33, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >
> > This patch changes the iSeries virtual device drivers to use the
> > vio infrastructure for DMA mapping instead of the PCI infrastructure.
> > This is a ste alogn the way to integrating them correctly into the
> > driver model.
> Cool. :)

Thanks :-)

> The parts you ifdeffed from vio_bus_init() could be split into their own
> vio_arch_bus_init() couldn't they? Then ifdef the definition of that. Or make
> a vio_pseries_bus_init() and ifdef the call. Either way is just a little less
> mid-function ifdefs, which is probably a good thing.
> iSeries is a bit of a mystery to me still. :) I guess you don't ever call
> vio_register_*() then...

Mystery to me as well ... I don't call register (yet).

> I thought iSeries had its own vio_disable_interrupts()? Can't find it now, so
> maybe I'm misremembering. If it does though, that could be moved to vio.c as
> well.

Thanks for the comments, I will incorporate them soon.  Small steps. :-)

Stephen Rothwell

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