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SubjectRe: PCI device search.

On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Stelian Pop wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 04:15:54PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > I'd say 1. If a device is hotpluggable or not does not matter. For
> > > 2.5, the boot process will be able to load modules for all PCI
> > > devices seen in the system. In order for that to happen, they need to
> > > use the MODULE_DEVICE structure and the 2.4 pci driver subsystem.
> >
> > I'd say 1.5. :) For the "newer hardware" consider using the PCI host
> > bridge or ISA bridge for your "container" PCI device.
> You mean putting PCI_CLASS_BRIDGE_PCI as pattern in the pci
> search table, yes ?

Close but not quite. Look at drivers/char/i810_rng.c. It uses PCI ids
for Intel PCI bridge to search for, since the RNG itself doesn't have a
PCI id.


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