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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make hot unplugging of PCI buses work

On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, Russell King wrote:
> Linus - this patch is for discussion, NOT for applying unless you have
> zero problems with it since it actively breaks existing hotplug PCI.

Well, I definitely want it, and you should add Alan to the cc list since
he apparently even _has_ one of these devices.

I don't have any objections to the patch, but I won't apply it until the
otehr PCI people have had a chance to weigh in on it.

> Furthermore, I propose that pci_remove_device() shall disappear -
> and this devices makes it so (thereby breaking existing hotplug
> drivers.)

Can't you just fix up the current users to use "pci_remove_bus_device()".
The breakage seems a bit spiteful ;)


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