Re: [PATCH] Add sysfs support to the IPMI driver

From: Greg KH
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 00:32:07 EST

On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 10:57:24PM -0600, Corey Minyard wrote:
> The IPMI driver has long needed to tie into the device model (and I've
> long been hoping someone else would do it). I finally gave up and spent
> the time to learn how to do it. I think this is right, it seems to work
> on on my system.

Looks good. One minor question:

> +
> + snprintf(name, sizeof(name), "ipmi%d", if_num);
> + class_simple_device_add(ipmi_class, dev, NULL, name);

What do ipmi class devices live on? pci devices? i2c devices?
platform devices? Or are they purely virtual things?


greg k-h
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