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SubjectRe: [Pcihpd-discuss] Re: [RFC] Get rid of all procfs stuff for PCI subsystem.
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Greg KH wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 05:59:28PM +0800, Stanley Wang wrote:
> > Hi, Greg
> > When did I try to remove all procfs stuff from pci_hotplug_core.c,
> > I found I could only cut little codes off.
>
> But you cut out everything that was there, right? There wasn't much.
>
> > So I suggest:
> > How about to get rid of all procfs stuff for PCI subsystem?
> > It could reduce about 700 lines codes from the kernel.
> > I think we could get all information from sysfs, right?
> > But it may break some user mode utilities.
>
> If you look, a lot of it is now under a config option to just not enable
> it at all, which helps out a lot.

Is there a plan to update pci-utils to work with sysfs? lspci is a pretty
valuable debugging tool, it would be a shame to lose the use of it in 2.6.

Scott


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