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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 6/7] PCI: document SR-IOV sysfs entries
    On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 02:21:16PM +0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:43:03PM +0800, Yu Zhao wrote:
    > > On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:49:10AM +0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > > > On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 08:50:21PM +0800, Yu Zhao wrote:
    > > > > I'd like to create a subdirectory under PCI device sysfs directory and
    > > > > put some symbol links into that directory (only symbol links). Should I
    > > > > use `device' or `kobject'? Currently I use `device' and get two extra
    > > > > file/directory (uevent and power) which look like useless for my case
    > > > > because this subdirectory doesn't reflect a real device.
    > > >
    > > > Neither, just use an attribute group, no new struct device should be
    > > > needed at all.
    > >
    > > Yes, I was thinking using an attribute group, however, it looks like we
    > > can't put symbol link into a group. Maybe I'm wrong, shed some light,
    > > please?
    >
    > Why would you want a symbolic link in an attribute group?

    Sorry I didn't make myself clear. I'd like to create a subdirectory (its
    parent is controlled by a `struct device') to only hold symbol links. Can
    I use an `attribute group' of the parent `struct device' for this, or a
    child `struct device', or a bare `struct kobject'?

    Regards,
    Yu


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