Re: [PATCH] Introduce PCI <-> CPU address conversion [1/2]

From: Richard Henderson <rth_at_twiddle.net>
Date: 2004-10-15 17:19:26
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 03:39:24PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> I can't use it in the symbios driver because it only exists on alpha,
> arm, mips, parisc, ppc, ppc64, sparc64 and v850.  It doesn't exist on
> i386, ia64, x86_64, arm26, cris, h8300, m32r, sh, sh64 or sparc.

So you conclude from 50% of the ports implementing things in a 
particular way that you should invent a totally new interface?
Isn't the obvious solution to implement the existing interface
for the ports that don't have it?


r~
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