svn commit: r192059 - in head/sys: arm/at91 dev/spibus

Oleksandr Tymoshenko gonzo at
Thu May 14 18:27:01 UTC 2009

Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> On Wed, 13 May 2009 18:42:49 +0000 (UTC)
> Oleksandr Tymoshenko <gonzo at> mentioned:
.. skipped ..
> On the other hand this driver appears to be machine-specific. 
 > What if one
> would like to have a kernel with several SPI bus drivers included for devices
> that doesn't support enumeration? In this case it will be impossible to
> diffirentiate these drivers in the hints file.
     Could you elaborate on this? Completely different drivers
or several instances of the same driver? Use case is welcome. 
dev/spibus is just abstraction that provides interface to child
devices. It can't be machine-specific. Bridge implementation
(at91_spi) is machine specific and implements actual hardware

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