Subject: Re: looking for devices on PCI bus
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/03/2001 12:51:39
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 11:38:47AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I think one problem we'll have here is that the pci code wants to attach a
> different driver to each pci function of the device. So the pcib and
> pciide each expect to be handed disjoint things.
> What might work is for us to have an MI viapcib attach to the pci bus, and
> have the (MD) pcib attach to it. All the viapcib would do is note what
> revision it is in a place which the via-specific pciide code could find.
Er.. yuck. What's the point? It is easy (see my previous mail) for
the pciide code to get the information it wants without such a hack.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>