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Date:	Thu, 7 Feb 2008 11:43:17 -0800
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	"chas williams - CONTRACTOR" <>
Subject: Re: converting fore200e driver to use request_firmware()

On Thu, 07 Feb 2008 14:20:19 -0500
"chas williams - CONTRACTOR" <> wrote:

> In message <>,David Miller writes:
> >> however, i ran into a little problem with the sbus interface.  what should
> >> i pass for 'struct device *' for an sbus device?
> >
> >"&sdev->" should work
> thanks!  that is what i needed.  so what i have works on pci and is
> quite a bit cleaner than the current mess for the firmware.  the only
> iffy part is the conversion of the struct fore_200e to a struct device
> which is depends your bus.  perhaps it should be a seperate routine.
> any comments on the following?
> diff --git a/drivers/atm/Kconfig b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
> index 1c7ae30..a5303ee 100644
> --- a/drivers/atm/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
> @@ -325,81 +325,21 @@ config ATM_IA_DEBUG
>  	  speed of the driver, and the size of your syslog files! When
>  	  inactive, they will have only a modest impact on performance.
> -config ATM_FORE200E_MAYBE
> +config ATM_FORE200E
>  	tristate "FORE Systems 200E-series"
> -	depends on PCI || SBUS
> +	depends on (PCI || SBUS)
>  	---help---
>  	  This is a driver for the FORE Systems 200E-series ATM adapter
>  	  cards. It simultaneously supports PCA-200E and SBA-200E models
>  	  on PCI and SBUS hosts. Say Y (or M to compile as a module
>  	  named fore_200e) here if you have one of these ATM adapters.
> -	  Note that the driver will actually be compiled only if you
> -	  additionally enable the support for PCA-200E and/or SBA-200E
> -	  cards.
> -
>  	  See the file <file:Documentation/networking/fore200e.txt> for
>  	  further details.

Think you  now need to select FW_LOADER?

Stephen Hemminger <>
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