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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.6.0-test8 ISAPNP ne.c initialization
Adam Belay wrote:
>
> How about something like this? (untested)

I had the same reservation with re-ordering inits...

Removed my patch, added this one, compiled and booted; works for me.

Thanks,
Martin

>
> The patch removes the legacy probing function from dev.c and gives it its
> own initcall later in the cycle. Any testing would be appreciated. I
> also have some patches that update the probing code in some of these
> drivers so that they don't have to use legacy techniques but they need
> to be updated to test9. This fix is probably the least intrusive.
>
> --- a/drivers/net/Space.c 2003-10-25 18:42:56.000000000 +0000
> +++ b/drivers/net/Space.c 2003-11-01 22:15:01.000000000 +0000
> @@ -422,7 +422,7 @@
> extern int loopback_init(void);
>
> /* Statically configured drivers -- order matters here. */
> -void __init probe_old_netdevs(void)
> +int __init net_olddevs_init(void)
> {
> int num;
>
> @@ -450,8 +450,12 @@
> #ifdef CONFIG_LTPC
> ltpc_probe();
> #endif
> +
> + return 0;
> }
>
> +device_initcall(net_olddevs_init);
> +
> /*
> * The @dev_base list is protected by @dev_base_lock and the rtln
> * semaphore.
> --- a/include/linux/netdevice.h 2003-10-25 18:44:45.000000000 +0000
> +++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h 2003-11-01 22:11:04.000000000 +0000
> @@ -494,7 +494,6 @@
> extern struct net_device *dev_base; /* All devices */
> extern rwlock_t dev_base_lock; /* Device list lock */
>
> -extern void probe_old_netdevs(void);
> extern int netdev_boot_setup_add(char *name, struct ifmap *map);
> extern int netdev_boot_setup_check(struct net_device *dev);
> extern struct net_device *dev_getbyhwaddr(unsigned short type, char *hwaddr);
> --- a/net/core/dev.c 2003-10-25 18:43:39.000000000 +0000
> +++ b/net/core/dev.c 2003-11-02 16:10:51.000000000 +0000
> @@ -3007,8 +3007,6 @@
>
> dev_boot_phase = 0;
>
> - probe_old_netdevs();
> -
> open_softirq(NET_TX_SOFTIRQ, net_tx_action, NULL);
> open_softirq(NET_RX_SOFTIRQ, net_rx_action, NULL);
-
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