Subject: Re: Overhaul device parent matching in config(8)/kernel
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/25/2002 10:33:33
At 09:49 AM 9/25/2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
>I have overhauled how device parent matching is done in the kernel in
>order to better support:
>         1. Drivers are loadable modules (no, this is no where near
>            complete yet).
>         2. Some forthcoming changes to support attaching real devices
>            to pseudo-devices.

How about making all pseudo-devices include a struct device?  So that
they are all part the device hierarchy?

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