[PATCH 3/7] DRM: add sdrm layer for general embedded system support

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Fri Apr 20 08:20:49 PDT 2012

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 05:15:18PM +0200, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 03:25:58PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > This sounds an awful lot like how ASoC hangs together...

> Very much, yes. In ASoC and DRM we both have several physical devices spread
> around the SoC which form a logical device. I assume that before ASoC existed
> also everyone had a single PCI device which could be used to collect the
> information together.

Yeah, it's a similar issue - on PC hardware we tend to have a single
integrated device which does everything (at least from the point of view
of the outside world, physically things may sometimes be split).
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