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Re: [PATCH 7/7] [v2] drivers/misc: introduce Freescale hypervisor management driver



On Tuesday 07 June 2011 21:20:50 Timur Tabi wrote:
> Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > For the spi flash driver that goes through the hypervisor abstraction,
> > I think drivers/virt/tile would be better than driver/platform/tile,
> > but we should really have a new "abstract flash character driver" subsystem
> > for that.
> 
> Why should it matter that the SPI flash driver goes through the hypervisor
> abstration?  One of the patches in this patchset is a TTY driver that goes
> through the Freescale hypervisor.  I put the drivers in drivers/tty.

The driver in question is for a hypervisor that abstracts the flash memory
using a read/write interface. There is no way you can represent that as
a SPI host driver.

	Arnd
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