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Re: Include spdmem(4) in GENERIC amd64 & i386 kernels?


On Nov 7, 2008, at 5:24 PM, Jochen Kunz wrote:

The other solution is the way macppc does it at the moment: It adds a
MD ki2c bus that direct-config attaches the devices found by OFW. It
has the advantage of not touching all existing i2c device drivers. The
disadvantage is that this needs MD ki2c bus attachments for the i2c
devices found on macppc. So the relevant i2c devices need to be split
up in several bus frontends and a chip backend.

Again, none of the /attachment itself/ is MD.

With the way macppc does it every port needs its own attachment glue through a MD i2c bus. Thus duplicating this attachment glue code over and over again for every port.

This is simply not true.

have fun

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