Re: [OOPS/HACK] atmel_cs and the latest changes in sysfs/symlink.c

From: Marcel Holtmann
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 16:04:05 EST

Hi Russell,

> > Much nicer (well, in a wierd way at least.) It seems that the pcmcia
> > system is intregrated into the driver model. Why not push it down into
> > the individual pcmcia drivers so you don't have to do this GetSysDevice
> > kind of hack still?
> They're actually getting at is the PCI device, or statically allocated
> platform device, rather than anything specific to the card.
> Obviously this is going to create the silly scenario where people
> can attach PCMCIA device attributes to the bridge device, which
> provides the wrong API to userspace.

do you have any proposals how to fix this now? We only need the device
for loading the firmware.



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