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    SubjectRe: [Pcihpd-discuss] [RFC] New sysfs tree for hotplug
    On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 09:18:16PM +0900, Keiichiro Tokunaga wrote:
    > That's right. /sys/devices/hotplug/ACPI/ tree becomes hard-wired one. I was
    > thinking to define the board by using ACPI (as a "generic container device" in
    > ACPI namespace). Therefore, if there is the new tree I proposed in the kernel,
    > it would be easy to represent the hierarchy, and a directory for the board
    > appears in the new tree. So I thought that we could put an control file to
    > invoke the board hotplug and an information file under the directory.
    > (Actually, I've made a rough patch for the new tree and it seems to work fine:)
    > I also thought that interface for hotplug could be unified so that it would become
    > easier for user to use.

    Have you seen Alex Williamson's patch to fill out the /sys/firmware/acpi tree?

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