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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org>
To: "Adrian McMenamin" <adrian@newgolddream.dyndns.info>
Cc: "Dmitry Torokhov" <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>,
	"Paul Mundt" <lethal@users.sourceforge.net>,
	"linux-sh" <linux-sh@vger.kernel.org>,
	"LKML" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] SH/Dreamcast - joystick (Control pad)
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 11:45:32 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200802111145.34150.vapier@gentoo.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <23228.85.118.17.158.1202747372.squirrel@newgolddream.dyndns.info>

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On Monday 11 February 2008, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> On Mon, February 11, 2008 4:25 pm, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 11:19:22AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> On Monday 11 February 2008, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> >> > On Mon, February 11, 2008 12:22 am, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> > > no remove function ?  looks like the probe() forces a connect, but
> >> > > there's no remove() to force a disconnect ...
> >> >
> >> > Removing these devices (or any other plugged directly into the maple
> >> > ports) is a quick way to destroy your Dreamcast: hence they were never
> >> > implemented I guess. But there is no convincing reason for the
> >>
> >> software
> >>
> >> > not doing so, I suppose. I can just put in comments about it.
> >>
> >> and not allow the driver to be built as a module until the comments
> >> become code ...
> >
> > Normally drivers can be unbound from devices via sysfs even if they are
> > built-in, not modules.
>
> I meant comments about not being so silly as to start plugging maple
> devices in and out of the ports on the DC. I understand the point about
> the code and will rework appropriately.

is that a maple bus limitation or a joystick issue ?  if maple, then there 
really isnt much holding back this driver ...

> All I wanted to do is take somebody's old code and get it to work on 2.6.
> But nothing is that simple :-/

better than nothing.  if someone doesnt like the lack of functionality, they 
know where the source is ;)
-mike

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11 16:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-10 22:57 Adrian McMenamin
2008-02-10 23:05 ` [PATCH 2/2] SH/Dreamcast - joystick (controlpad) Adrian McMenamin
2008-02-11  0:22 ` [PATCH 1/2] SH/Dreamcast - joystick (Control pad) Mike Frysinger
2008-02-11 14:20   ` Adrian McMenamin
2008-02-11 15:58     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-02-11 16:19     ` Mike Frysinger
2008-02-11 16:25       ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-02-11 16:29         ` Adrian McMenamin
2008-02-11 16:45           ` Mike Frysinger [this message]
2008-02-11 16:13 ` Dmitry Torokhov

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