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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/7] x86/boot: Introduce helpers for serial I/O
On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 03:05:08PM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 03:52:26PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > It's not a generic serial_in()...
>
> Why?

By name and by what it's handling (only byte accesses to I/O or MMIO).

> > What about mmio32 as next step?
>
> Next step where? Is it part of your patches?

Not this series, but we have hardware that does MMIO32 accesses and yet using
non-standard address.

My point is, that doing branch(es) on each I/O call is not good as simple
calling the proper (pre-defined) I/O accessor.

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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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