Re: [i2c] [PATCH v2] Add support for Dallas DS28CM00 Unique ID chip

From: Mark Jackson
Date: Tue Oct 21 2008 - 15:40:28 EST

Mark Jackson wrote:
Jean Delvare wrote:
Hi Mark,

On Tue, 21 Oct 2008 19:42:42 +0100, Mark Jackson wrote:
Jean Delvare wrote:
Nack. No new drivers under drivers/i2c/chips please, it's going away
Okay ... where should any new drivers be located ?

Depends of what the device does.
* Hardware monitoring chip drivers go to drivers/hwmon
* RTC chip drivers go to drivers/rtc
* I/O expander drivers go to drivers/gpio
If you can't find a suitable directory under drivers, either create a
new one if that makes sense, or put your driver under drivers/misc.

Ah, now I understand !! I think drivers/misc is probably a good a place as any,

In fact, I now realise that the device is *really* just a read-only eeprom.

So I'm guessing I don't need a custom driver, I can just use the existing
"at24" driver.

Ho hum ...
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