Re: [PATCH 2/5] I2O: SPARC fixes

From: David S. Miller
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 14:18:20 EST

From: Markus Lidel <Markus.Lidel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 13:25:50 +0100

> > This should be detected at runtime, and that is easily done.
> > You can use the PCI device to get at the firmware device
> > node, and use that to look for a firmware device node property
> > that identifies it as a card from Sun.
> > Usually the "name" property has some identifying string in it.
> > Sometimes there is a property with the string "fcode" in it and you
> > could look for that as well.
> OK, i'll look at it... Thanks for the hint!

Actually, my idea won't work if the card is used in a non-Sparc
system. Do these cards have PCI subsystem vendor or device ID's that
identify it as a Sun card?
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