Subject: Re: looking for devices on PCI bus
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lyle <email@example.com>
Date: 05/02/2001 11:58:52
On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 03:12:28PM -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Shouldn't that information be available in the device tree?
Well, non-match()'d devices aren't in the device tree IIRC.
Putting them in it could be one way to deal with this so that newly
loaded lkm's are fed everything in the pci bus that hasn't been attached
yet to match against.
> Huh? If you get a hotplug event, don't you need to reprobe the bus
> to find out what the new devices are?
Yes-- but you also shouldn't match() things that you've already tried
to match() before with a given driver IMO.
Michael P. Lyle