Subject: Re: Overhaul device parent matching in config(8)/kernel
To: MAEKAWA Masahide <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/25/2002 11:15:17
On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 03:08:36AM +0900, MAEKAWA Masahide wrote:
> Maybe you don't need to do that. I have done almost.
> My changes will nuke all ``needs-count'' for pseudo devices from files and
> support fully cloning. Some of pseudo devices will be loadable.
Can you plese send me your patches for this?
That said, the reason I need a pseudo-device to have a "struct device"
is because I need to attach real children to it.
(As an aside -- the particular case I am working on is that of an iSCSI
initiator -- it is entirely software, and the device instance doesn't
exist until a mangement program creates it, but a "scsibus" needs to attach
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>