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SubjectRe: [PATCH] add hook for PCI resource deallocation
Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 09:54:14PM +0900, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> This patch adds a hook 'pcibios_disable_device()' into
>> pci_disable_device() to call architecture specific PCI resource
>> deallocation code. It's a opposite part of pcibios_enable_device().
>> We need this hook to deallocate architecture specific PCI resource
>> such as IRQ resource, etc.. This patch is just for adding the hook,
>> so pcibios_disable_device() is defined as a null function on all
>> architecture so far.
>
> I'd prefer to wait until there was an actual user of this hook before
> adding it to the kernel. Otherwise someone (likely me) will notice this
> hook in a few days and go, "hey, no one is using this, let's clean it
> up" :)
>
> So, how about we wait until you have a patch that needs this before I
> apply it?
>

Okay.
I'll post a patch that needs this soon.

Thanks,
Kenji Kaneshige

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