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authorMartyn Welch <martyn@welchs.me.uk>2016-06-05 21:35:45 +0100
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2016-08-31 13:20:16 +0200
commit76deefa3b797cc2014581cb0337dc207e9ab3a3d (patch)
parentfa54b326803d91b04705a6adf0ff963593a9fe5c (diff)
vme: Update documentation to match api
The vme_register_driver() api changed in commit 5d6abf379d73 ("staging: vme: make match() driver specific to improve non-VME64x support") but the documentation wasn't updated. Update the documentation to match the API. Signed-off-by: Martyn Welch <martyn@welchs.me.uk> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/vme_api.txt b/Documentation/vme_api.txt
index 4ca63a6..9000655 100644
--- a/Documentation/vme_api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/vme_api.txt
@@ -8,13 +8,14 @@ As with other subsystems within the Linux kernel, VME device drivers register
with the VME subsystem, typically called from the devices init routine. This is
achieved via a call to the following function:
- int vme_register_driver (struct vme_driver *driver);
+ int vme_register_driver (struct vme_driver *driver, unsigned int ndevs);
If driver registration is successful this function returns zero, if an error
occurred a negative error code will be returned.
A pointer to a structure of type 'vme_driver' must be provided to the
-registration function. The structure is as follows:
+registration function. Along with ndevs, which is the number of devices your
+driver is able to support. The structure is as follows:
struct vme_driver {
struct list_head node;
@@ -32,8 +33,8 @@ At the minimum, the '.name', '.match' and '.probe' elements of this structure
should be correctly set. The '.name' element is a pointer to a string holding
the device driver's name.
-The '.match' function allows controlling the number of devices that need to
-be registered. The match function should return 1 if a device should be
+The '.match' function allows control over which VME devices should be registered
+with the driver. The match function should return 1 if a device should be
probed and 0 otherwise. This example match function (from vme_user.c) limits
the number of devices probed to one: