[PATCH] Platform bus support
hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 12:11:24 PDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 21:01 +0200, Pozsár Balázs wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 10:03:42AM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-09-28 at 09:17 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > > That did the trick, thanks. I can now see a PS/2 Mouse and keyboard on
> > > my laptop, one serial port, and one vesafb device.
> > >
> > > Why is vesafb a platform device? Does it belong here?
> > >
> > > I'll connect up my desktop machine, and patch that (as it has a "real"
> > > floppy drive) and test it on that too today.
> > >
> > > David, have you any concerns about the patches?
> > Not really apart from that the kernel should be fixed so it doesn't
> > export ports that are not there :-) - potentially we need to check if
> > there is a real port much like we check if there is a real floppy drive
> > in the end of /dev/fd0. I'd say go ahead and commit the stuff for now.
> On my machine with kernel 2.6.14-rc2 the floppy module does not load
> (and thus no /dev/fd* devices are created) if there is no floppy.
That's what I wanted to hear. :-)
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