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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.23] ibmebus: Prevent bus_id collisions
> There are currently two GX devices, eHCA and eHEA, which both reside 
> beneath the root node - this is required by architecture for those
> devices. Unless they invent a device called
> "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", devices in the root note will have a
> full_name of less than 31 chars. Even in that case, the truncation occurs
> at the beginning, so the @xxx part that makes the nodes unique will stay
> in place.

OK, didn't realize it had to be beneath the root node, and that the
truncation truncated the front and not the back. I would have done it
differently, but this should work.

Acked-by: Joel Schopp <>

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