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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] PCI: Make sriov work with hotplug remove
    On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Linus Torvalds
    <> wrote:
    > On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Yinghai Lu <> wrote:
    >> Maybe we can put VF and PF in bus->devices like:
    >> VF come first than PF?
    > Ugh. Ok, so that's a disgusting hack, but it's better than messing up
    > the generic PCI subsystem. At least it's a disgusting hack in the IOV
    > code.

    just tested, the patch with this hack works.

    > I still would prefer to just do the virtual devices right instead. Or
    > even just make the removal loop inherently robust, rather than have
    > that insane knowledge of virtual function devices that were done so
    > horribly wrong.

    ok, let me think about it more.

    > Or even just *keep* the virtual devices on the list even though the
    > physical device has been removed - make them independent of the
    > physical device.

    ah, not sure how this going to work.


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