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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make hot unplugging of PCI buses work
    On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 19:32, Russell King wrote:
    > 1. discovering all devices
    > 2. apply any fixups needed
    > 3. initialise any resources that need initialising
    > 4. once all devices have been initialised, registering each
    > device with sysfs and thereby letting the drivers know.

    There is an additional catch with the resources to be careful of.
    Some environments require we register/unregister additional
    IRQ routing tables. Thats a minor problem but does affect things
    like IBM thinkpad 600 docking station. Thats a transparent
    bridge with devices that appear and vanish stuck behind it.
    Similar problems - it needs


    functionality just like the cardbus toys

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