Re: [PATCH] add legacy I/O port & memory APIs to /proc/bus/pci

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 12:00:22 EST

On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 08:50:19AM -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> This patch documents the /proc/bus/pci interface and adds some optional
> architecture specific APIs for accessing legacy I/O port and memory space.
> This is necessary on platforms where legacy I/O port space doesn't 'soft
> fail' like it does on PCs, and is useful for systems that can route legacy
> space to different PCI busses.

Please don't add more interfaces to procfs. And ioctl() on procfs is even
more evil.

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