Re: [PATCH] driver core: Add deferred_probe attribute to devices in sysfs

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Aug 31 2016 - 09:10:43 EST

On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 02:34:18PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> It is sometimes useful to know that a device is on the deferred probe
> list rather than, say, not having a driver available. Expose this
> information to user-space.

What can someone use this for? It's an attribute that for 99.9% of the
time will always be the same value.

I can see when debugging it might be nice, but what can a user do with


greg k-h