Subject: Re: looking for devices on PCI bus
To: Michael Lyle <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/02/2001 10:36:02
On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 04:21:34PM -0700, Michael Lyle wrote:
> It'd also be nice to handle hotplug PCI nicely at the same time..
> e.g. there should be a facility to register a "listener" for a given
> PCI type..  and first all matching existing devices would call the handler
> callback, and then any device inserted would trigger it..
> preferably one would do this without re-autoprobing-- e.g. keep hash
> tables of what hardware is in the system.

Hum, this needs large changes to the PCI system I fear, and this doesn't really
affect the 2 interface functions I want to add (of course the internals of
these functions would change, but the signature shouldn't).

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.