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Date:   Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:12:37 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: [patch v1] x86/platform/mellanox: introduce support for Mellanox
 systems platform

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 06:29:58AM +0000, wrote:
> From: Vadim Pasternak <>
> Enable system support for the Mellanox Technologies platform, which
> provides support for the next Mellanox basic systems: "msx6710",
> "msx6720", "msb7700", "msn2700", "msx1410", "msn2410", "msb7800",
> "msn2740", "msn2100" and also various number of derivative systems from
> the above basic types.

What does "system support" mean?

Why can't this just be a "normal" PCI driver, as you are just accessing
a PCI device and doing something with it, seems odd to claim it is a
"platform" driver.


greg k-h

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