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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI: nVidia's MCP61 ethernet card needs quirk for wrong class
    On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, Jeff Garzik wrote:

    > There are other network devices that do not claim
    > PCI_CLASS_NETWORK_ETHERNET either.

    Nor any other PCI_CLASS_NETWORK subclass?

    > Since this is a purely cosmetic issue -- said userland tools would need
    > to support weird cases _anyway_ -- I am not inclined to apply the patch.

    What would you recommend as a method for userspace to detect whether given
    hardware is a network card, supposing that there is no driver bound to it
    yet?

    > The kernel could do a lot to make things "prettier," but that would lead
    > to lots of additional code bloat. It's easier to export the world as it
    > is, and let the chips fall where they may.

    OK, I don't seem to agree with you on this matter, let's wait for Greg's
    oppinion.

    Thanks,

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    Jiri Kosina
    SUSE Labs
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