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SubjectRe: [RFC] iSeries virtual i/o sysfs files
On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:23:19PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> What it means is that, as the patch stands, a node is created in
> /sys/devices/vio (and /sys/bus/vio/devices) for all possible virtual
> devices not just those actually present. The exception is for virtual
> ethernets which are relatively easy to enumerate. To enumerate the other
> devices precisely, I will need to extract the device probing code from
> each of the other device drivers (viodasd, viocd and viotape) and include
> some (hopefully simplified) form of the code directly into the bus probing
> code for iSeries in vio.c.

Maybe you should just kick your collegues on the OS/400 side to provide
a better interface? After IBM is oh so Linux friendly they could maybe
fi up their legacy codebases to make the slightest bit of sense?
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