Re: [PATCH] usb: gadget: net2280: Remove pci_class from PCI_TABLE

From: Ricardo Ribalda Delgado
Date: Wed Aug 27 2014 - 17:03:25 EST

Hello Greg

>> Not many drivers define the pci interface and there is no other driver
>> that has the same vendor and product id. Therefore I see no hurt in
>> adding both patches, one to make the driver broader, and another to
>> fix pci-sysfs.
>> Also, the change on pci-sysfs might affect more stuff and therefore
>> take longer to be applied.
> As we have been printing the value to userspace in this way for well
> over a decade now, and nothing has changed, I say it's a userspace bug
> that you should fix instead. Don't work around broken user programs in
> the kernel by changing something that has been stable for 10+ years.
> Ok, sorry, not 10+ years, the commit was written May of 2005, so 9
> years.
> Fix your module loading code please.

On the other thread ( ) we have
agreed about fixing this thing on pci-sysfs.c .

Still I think that there is no good reason to add the pci interface to
the pci_table on this driver. Therefore I consider that this patch is
still valid.

What do you think. This patch is NACK?


> thanks,
> greg k-h

Ricardo Ribalda
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