Re: User mode drivers: part 2: PCI device handling (patch 1/2 for 2.6.11)

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 02:22:04 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 02:37:17PM +1100, Peter Chubb wrote:
> +/*
> + * The PCI subsystem is implemented as yet-another pseudo filesystem,
> + * albeit one that is never mounted.
> + * This is its magic number.
> + */
> +#define USR_PCI_MAGIC (0x12345678)

If you make it a real, mountable filesystem, then you don't need to have
any of your new syscalls, right? Why not just do that instead?


greg k-h
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