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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.14 IDE 56
    On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 09:36:27AM +0200, Martin Dalecki wrote:
    > >
    > >For e.g. could the same arguments could be made for lspci only
    > >interface to pci info rather than /proc/bus/pci? The following
    > >references are made to /proc/bus/pci on my system:
    > In esp. in sigth of the fact that we have a device tree filesystem, I
    > rather think that /prco/bus/pci is obsolete indeed.

    Not quite yet. I considered moving the functionality of /proc/bus/pci
    into driverfs, but couldn't find a good solid reason to do it (and it
    would involve changing lspci and any other userspace programs that use
    it today.)

    Now reimplementing /proc/bus/pci as a stand alone filesystem mounted in
    that position (like usbfs is) is another story. pcifs anyone? :)


    greg k-h
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