[i2c] [PATCH] I2C bus driver for Philips ARM boards

Mark Underwood basicmark at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 23 14:16:19 CEST 2006


--- Vitaly Wool <vitalywool at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Jun 2006 23:26:00 +0100 (BST)
> Mark Underwood <basicmark at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  
> > Would it not make sense to call this driver ip3204 or ph_ip3204 or some such seeing as you
> > correctly point out that this is a common Philips IP block and is used in other, non pnx,
> chips?
> 
> No I don't think it would -- this is an internal Philips IP block number AFAIK and was given
> there only for reference.
> Funny is that people from Philips Semi asked me about a year ago not to use internal IP block
> numbers in the code. I know you're also from Philips... Well, what does that prove? It proves
> that everything can't be in alignment in such a big company. ;-)

OK.

>  
> > I'm also not sure why the register map is in the arch-pnx4008 directory as this will require
> every
> > chip that has this IP block to have a copy of the file.
> 
> IIRC, PNX5220 has a slightly different register map. Of course the main registers are the same
> but putting first N regs into common header and putting others into arch header would have made
> even less sense.

I'm not familiar with the PNX5220. What you've done makes sense now :-). Thanks for the
explanation.

Mark


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