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From: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
To: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>,
	linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, gregkh@suse.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org,
	jgarzik@pobox.com, alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/13] devres: implement managed iomap interface
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 11:08:35 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47FEC823.9000100@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <A567023C-17FC-402D-9394-29DFFA816891@kernel.crashing.org>

Kumar Gala wrote:
>>> but there is no reason not to make it work properly.  For example I  
>>> believe libata uses devm_* and the fsl SATA driver (non-PCI) will 
>>> need  to work in cases similar to the 44x.
>>
>>   Well, as for sata_fsl, it calls of_iomap() which does The Right Thing.
> 
> Fair, but I don't see why we should introduce new APIs that are already 
> "broken".  We went through a lot of effort to clean up and introduce 
> resource_t (and clearly still have some bugs) for the >32-bit physical 
> address problem.

Yes, please go ahead.  In case it wasn't clear, I wasn't objecting to 
the fix at all.  I was just curious what could actually happen on x86.

-- 
tejun

  reply	other threads:[~2008-04-11  2:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-10  5:35 [PATCHSET] Managed device resources, take #2 Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 2/13] devres: implement managed IO region interface Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 1/13] devres: device resource management core Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 3/13] devres: implement managed IRQ interface Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 4/13] devres: implement managed DMA interface Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 8/13] libata: implement ata_host_detach() Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 5/13] devres: implement managed PCI interface Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 6/13] devres: implement managed iomap interface Tejun Heo
2008-04-07 16:46   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-04-08 14:48     ` Tejun Heo
2008-04-08 14:55       ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-04-08 15:03         ` Tejun Heo
2008-04-10 16:56         ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-04-10 17:44           ` Kumar Gala
2008-04-10 18:24             ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-04-10 19:40               ` Kumar Gala
2008-04-11  2:08                 ` Tejun Heo [this message]
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 7/13] devres: add Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 9/13] libata: update libata core layer to use devres Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 12/13] devres: implement pcim_iomap_regions() Tejun Heo
2007-01-10  5:35 ` [PATCH 11/13] libata: remove unused functions Tejun Heo
2007-01-20  0:31 ` [PATCHSET] Managed device resources, take #2 Jeff Garzik

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