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From: Greg KH <>
To: Jeff Garzik <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] Dynamic PCI Device IDs
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 17:17:09 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 01:37:52AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
> >
> >But by adding the device ids, they will be persistant, for that driver,
> >right?  Then when the device is plugged in, the core will iterate over
> >the static and dynamic ids, right?  If so, I don't see how a "probe_it"
> >file is needed.
> Consider the case:
> Device already exists, and is plugged in.  Like a standard PCI card.
> Driver doesn't support PCI id, and the sysadmin uses /bin/echo to add one.

Great, probe gets run right then, and that's what we want, right?

> For unplugged case, you know you don't need to re-run the probe.

But a probe scan across all devices doesn't really take much time,
right?  And yes this would be "redundant" but it's a whole lot tougher
to figure out that we don't need to re-run a probe, than to just always
do it :)


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2003-05-06  0:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-05-01  0:39 [RFC][PATCH] Dynamic PCI Device IDs Matt_Domsch
2003-05-02 23:15 ` Greg KH
2003-05-05  5:37   ` Jeff Garzik
2003-05-06  0:17     ` Greg KH [this message]
2003-05-05 22:51   ` Matt Domsch
2003-05-06  0:15     ` Greg KH
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-05-06  2:04 Matt_Domsch
2003-05-06  3:56 ` Greg KH
2003-05-06 16:35   ` Matt Domsch
2003-05-10  0:11     ` Greg KH
2003-05-13 21:28     ` Patrick Mochel
2003-05-13 21:33       ` Patrick Mochel
2003-04-30 21:45 Matt Domsch
2003-04-30 21:53 ` Jeff Garzik
2003-04-30 22:24 ` Greg KH

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