Subject: re: Refactoring MI devices in GENERIC and friends
To: Michael Lorenz <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/09/2007 07:55:45
   > i think i like this..  i like pooka's config -f idea.
   > one problem i'm aware of is that many "MI" drivers are not truly
   > MI and don't compile everywhere.  eg, there are several network
   > devices that are not available on sparc64 due to this.  see
   > sparc64/conf/GENERIC for details...
   Why didn't anyone fox that? Another case of right hardware not in right 

basically.. in some cases, these are 10mbit ethernet cards or
other poor 100mbit cards that don't compare to onboard at all,
so the desire to care is very, very low :)