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Date:	Thu, 1 Jul 2010 11:52:09 +0900
From:	"Masayuki Ohtake" <masa-korg@....okisemi.com>
To:	"Randy Dunlap" <randy.dunlap@...cle.com>
Cc:	"Andy Isaacson" <adi@...apodia.org>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Arnd Bergmann" <arnd@...db.de>,
	"Wang, Yong Y" <yong.y.wang@...el.com>, <qi.wang@...el.com>,
	<joel.clark@...el.com>, <andrew.chih.howe.khor@...el.com>,
	"Alan Cox" <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	"LKML" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Packet hub driver of Topcliff PCH

Hi Randy

> It's listed in the MAINTAINERS file.  Please use that.
I will add Arnd's e-mail address.

> Maybe lose some acromyns?  Overall, this help text should be about
> *what* PCH_PHUB is, not *how* it accomplishes its work.
> If you want to document *how* it works, put that into the source code
> or Documentation/ somewhere.
I will rewrite my help text.


Thanks, Ohtake

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Dunlap" <randy.dunlap@...cle.com>
To: "Masayuki Ohtak" <masa-korg@....okisemi.com>
Cc: "Andy Isaacson" <adi@...apodia.org>; "Andrew Morton" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>; "Arnd Bergmann" <arnd@...db.de>;
"Wang, Yong Y" <yong.y.wang@...el.com>; <qi.wang@...el.com>; <joel.clark@...el.com>; <andrew.chih.howe.khor@...el.com>;
"Alan Cox" <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>; "LKML" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2010 3:05 AM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Packet hub driver of Topcliff PCH


> On Wed, 30 Jun 2010 16:51:30 +0900 Masayuki Ohtak wrote:
>
> > Hi Andy and Andrew
> >
> > I have modified for your comments.
> > Please confirm below.
> >
> > ---
> >
> >
> > Packet hub driver of Topcliff PCH
> >
> > Topcliff PCH is the platform controller hub that is going to be used in
> > Intel.$B!G.(Bs upcoming general embedded platform. All IO peripherals in
> > Topcliff PCH are actually devices sitting on AMBA bus. Packet hub is
> > a special converter device in Topcliff PCH that translate AMBA transactions
> > to PCI Express transactions and vice versa. Thus packet hub helps present
> > all IO peripherals in Topcliff PCH as PCIE devices to IA system.
> > Topcliff PCH have MAC address and Option ROM data.
> > These data are in SROM which is connected to PCIE bus.
> > Packet hub driver of Topcliff PCH can access MAC address and Option ROM data in
> > SROM.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Masayuki Ohtake <masa-korg@....okisemi.com>
> > Acked-by: Arnd <Arnd.$B!G.(Bs email address>
>
> It's listed in the MAINTAINERS file.  Please use that.
>
>
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/char/Kconfig b/drivers/char/Kconfig
> > index e023682..1851e97 100644
> > --- a/drivers/char/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/char/Kconfig
> > @@ -4,6 +4,16 @@
> >
> >  menu "Character devices"
> >
> > +config PCH_PHUB
> > + tristate "PCH PHUB"
> > + depends on PCI
> > + help
> > +   Topcliff is a IOH for x86 embedded processor. This IOH is quite
>
>            is an IOH for x86 embedded processors.
>
> > +   different with the traditional IOH. Topcliff is a kind of ARM-based
>
>             from
>
> > +   processor and connected with PCIe bus (from x86 processor).
> > +   PHUB work as a gateway transform the PCIe transaction into the AMBA
>
>        works as a gateway to transform
>
> > +   transaction, and vise verse, and have several transform windows also.
>
>                    vice versa, and has several
>
>
>
> Maybe lose some acromyns?  Overall, this help text should be about
> *what* PCH_PHUB is, not *how* it accomplishes its work.
> If you want to document *how* it works, put that into the source code
> or Documentation/ somewhere.
>
>
> ---
> ~Randy
> *** Remember to use Documentation/SubmitChecklist when testing your code ***
>


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