Re: [PATCH] PCI fixes for 2.6.10-rc1

From: Russell King
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 04:13:44 EST

On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 03:21:58PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> ChangeSet 1.2091.1.2, 2004/11/11 16:32:25-08:00, jdittmer@xxxxxxxx
> [PATCH] fakephp: introduce pci_bus_add_device
> fakephp needs to add newly discovered devices to the global pci list.
> Therefore seperate out the appropriate chunk from pci_bus_add_devices
> to pci_bus_add_device to add a single device to sysfs, procfs
> and the global device list.

Why is this needed? pci_bus_add_devices() is designed to only add new
devices to the device tree - new devices have an empty dev->global_list.

Just calling pci_bus_add_devices() for the parent bus should suffice.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 PCMCIA -
2.6 Serial core
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