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From: Michael Schmitz <schmitzmic@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>
Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	alex@kazik.de, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-m68k@vger.kernel.org, rolf.anders@physik.uni-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] Amiga PCMCIA 100 MBit card support
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2019 13:41:36 +1300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <201e7069-a8c3-191f-501a-44fc6c46ae94@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181231104725.GA3239@lunn.ch>

Hi Andrew,

On 31/12/18 11:47 PM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>>> Having so many front end drivers for a chipset should be done in a
>>> more modular manner, so that in fact they could all coexist if
>>> necessary.
>> Not sure I follow your meaning ... are you suggesting to allow the back end
>> driver to use run-time selectable IO accessors and other generic helper
>> functions, so the drivers currenlty including lib8390.c directly could use
>> the core code from the 8390 module instead?
> Yes, David is suggesting you abstract the code so it can be built once
> to support all the different interfaces and architectures.

Thanks for clarifying - I'll see what I can come up with.

I can only test on ne.c and xsurf100.c though.

Cheers,

     Michael




>     Andrew

      reply	other threads:[~2019-01-04  0:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-19 22:24 ALeX Kazik
2018-12-21  0:10 ` David Miller
2018-12-21 21:30   ` Michael Schmitz
2018-12-28 20:43     ` David Miller
2018-12-31  9:48       ` Michael Schmitz
2018-12-31 10:47         ` Andrew Lunn
2019-01-04  0:41           ` Michael Schmitz [this message]

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