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Date:	Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:45:14 +0100
From:	One Thousand Gnomes <>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc:	Andy Shevchenko <>,
	Mika Westerberg <>,,
	Kweh Hock Leong <>,
	Eric Miao <>,
	Russell King <>,
	Haojian Zhuang <>,
	Mark Brown <>,
	Chew Chiau Ee <>,
	Darren Hart <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] spi/pxa2xx-pci: Enable DMA binding through device name

> The current plan I think is to convert all platforms to use DT
> or ACPI so they get the right data from tables passed by the
> platform. I'm a bit puzzled about why Intel wants to support the
> non-ACPI non-DT case again. If we have to support this case anyway,
> what good will ACPI do us on those platforms?

Because some industries move very very slowly so still don't believe in
requiring ACPI or ACPI capable operating systems.

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