Re: [PATCH] PCI fixes for 2.6.10-rc1

From: Jan Dittmer
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 05:47:03 EST

Russell King wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 11:03:15AM +0100, Jan Dittmer wrote:
>>Russell King wrote:
>>>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.
>>The device got removed from bus->devices, so I can't call that.
> This sounds very wrong. Why did it get removed from bus->devices ?
> If it isn't on bus->devices, how does pci_bus_add_device() help?
> Sure you get it onto the global list and into the device tree,
> but it won't be attached to the parent bus properly.
> I think what you want to be using is:
> int __devinit pci_scan_slot(struct pci_bus *bus, int devfn)
> to discover the new device, which will do the right thing from the
> point of setting stuff up before calling pci_bus_add_device*().

I don't see how pci_scan_slot helps me here. I already call
pci_scan_single_device which seems just about the same.

Thanks, Jan
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