Subject: Re: is it possible to find out where a device is attached?
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/2003 13:52:31
> The PCI bios will (bugs excepted) tell us where it found a particular
> disk - eg ATA on pci bus 0 device 5 function 1.
Well my BIOS doesn't anyway... I wonder when this was invented?
> these infos aren't stored, in general. this is why people recent
> have noted they can write a program to dump the device tree but
> without locators.
Saving the actual locaters with the device node would be generic
(and possible!) and should let you dump a sensible looking device
David Laight: email@example.com