[U-Boot-Users] PXA27x USB device

Robert Schwebel r.schwebel at pengutronix.de
Mon May 7 17:22:57 CEST 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 03:23:21PM +0200, Markus Klotzbücher wrote:
> > > This is why I favor the old way of storing cpu dependant drivers in
> > > the appropriate cpu directory. This makes the responsibility clear
> > > and allows to cleanly seperate arch and generic code. Isn't this
> > > similar to linux where cpu dependant drivers are found in
> > > "arch/cpu/"?
> >
> > No, quite the contrary. In Linux you will find even the cpu-specific
> > drivers (like ethernet, uart, i2c driver etc) in the "drivers"
> > directory. Only the board- and cpu-specific setup code and some
> > additional code like interrupt controller implementation etc is
> > normally found in the Linux "arch" directories.
> There are complete drivers in arch/ppc/8260_io or arch/ppc/8xx_io for
> example, but I agree you're right in general.

Putting drivers into arch/cpu/* is evil, because manufacturers tend to
reusing IP cores in other CPUs. So IMHO putting them into drivers/
is the right way to do it.

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