[Prism54-devel] Re: Interrupt Polling
margitsw at t-online.de
Wed Aug 11 10:11:27 UTC 2004
>On Aug 10, 2004, at 11:23 PM, Margit Schubert-While wrote:
>>>>Rodel, the current Prism54 driver is not particularly suited for
>>>Care to explain why?
>>Sure, the current hotplug mechanism for starters.
>I'm not sure why this is a show-stopper.
>I'm given to understand that the prism54 driver isn't that stable on
>non-x86 architectures, and this certainly needs to be fixed in the medium
>term (if true).
What makes you think that it isn't stable on non-x86 arches ?
What do you mean "needs to be fixed" ?
The hotplug firmware loading mechanism in 2.4 and 2.6 is the preferred
way of doing things. It's just not suitable for embedded devices that usually
lack the hotplug infrastructure.
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