[alsa-devel] WL1273 FM Radio driver...

Matti J. Aaltonen matti.j.aaltonen at nokia.com
Mon Feb 7 14:27:12 CET 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 10:48 -0200, ext Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Em 07-02-2011 10:02, Mark Brown escreveu:
> > On Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 10:00:16AM -0200, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > 
> >> the MFD part (for example, wl1273_fm_read_reg/wl1273_fm_write_cmd/wl1273_fm_write_data). 
> >> The logic that are related to control the radio (wl1273_fm_set_audio,  wl1273_fm_set_volume,
> >> etc) are not related to access the device via the MFD bus. They should be at
> >> the media part of the driver, where they belong.
> > 
> > Those functions are being used by the audio driver.
> Not sure if I understood your comments. Several media drivers have alsa drivers:
> saa7134, em28xx, cx231xx, etc. The audio drivers for them are also under 
> /drivers/media, as it is not easy to de-couple audio and video/radio part
> on those devices. For bttv and some USB boards (that use snd-usb-audio), the audio
> part is at /sound, as the audio part on them are independent and don't need to
> share anything, as audio is provided by a completely independent group of
> registers.
> I suggest to use the same logic for wl1273.

So you are suggesting a more or less complete rewrite, so that I'd
create a directory like media/radio/wl1273 and then place there all of
the driver files: wl1273-radio.c, wl1273-alsa.c and maybe wl1273-core.c?


> Cheers,
> Mauro.
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