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SubjectRe: ignore pci devices?

> I have a small problem: Some vendor has built a PCI board which
> (ab-)uses the bt848/878 chip in creative ways to do some DMA. It is
> *not* a video card, thus letting the bttv driver control the card isn't
> very useful and causes trouble. The card has no PCI Subsystem ID, so I
> can't identify and blacklist it easily. Thus I need some way to allow
> the users to tell bttv (or the kernel) to ignore that particular PCI
> card.
> Is there already something generic for this? Some kernel parameter
> which makes pci_module_init() skip a given PCI device for example?

What about writing a "driver" which will just bind to a given
PCI device, so that the other drivers will see it's already handled?

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
For every complex problem, there's a solution that is simple, neat and wrong.
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