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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] ARM: sunxi: Add an ahci-platform compatible AHCI driver for the Allwinner SUNXi series of SoCs
On 15-12-13 20:04, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello, Hans.
> On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 08:00:20PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> I think it would be a good idea to merge ahci upstream using the
>> ahci_imx.c method for now. You already indicated that you were not against
>> doing that for now.
> Well, the thing is nothing actually happened since ahci_imx got
> merged, so I'm wondering maybe there isn't enough pressure.
I a slowly progressing on the improved platform driver, but still
waiting on an answer about my clock question that I asked a few days ago.
>> Oliver is working on getting a cleaner solution for this, but doing this
>> properly takes tinme, and we would like to move forward with getting
>> sunxi ahci support upstream in the mean time.
>> So if it is ok with you we would like to move forward with the version
>> initially posted. Therefor I would like to request you to review it
>> (glossing over the platform device instantiating a platform device
>> approach for now), and provide us with feedback so that we can do a v2
>> and start moving this towards the mainline kernel.
> We still have some time left before the next merge window and if it's
> really necessary, I can submit drivers post -rc1 too, so I'd still
> *much* prefer doing it properly rather than creating more drivers
> which would need to be cleaned up later.
Since I do this in my spare time and my technical skill isn't as
advanced as some, I don't think I have something reviewed and merge-able
before that time frame. I do enjoy the challenge and do like working on
the new ahci_platform framework. and do wish to continue to work on it

> Thanks.

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