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Old 07-13-2011, 01:05 AM   #1
sunil.d
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how platform device drivers are different


Hi,
I am new to linux.Recently I checked two device drivers for SPI (serial peripheral interface). One driver is using platform_driver_register function to register the driver and it is using spi base address.
The other driver is using spi_register_driver to register it and it is using the SPI bus number.
Why the difference between these two drivers. If it is based on the chip set, then how do I know, when to use the platform device driver and when to use the other.

Please help me.

Regards,
Sunil.
 
Old 08-12-2011, 06:45 AM   #2
mayankc
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If you are still waiting for a reply then the document below may help you

http://www.atmel.com/dyn/resources/p...s/doc32098.pdf

Thanks,
Mayank
 
  


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