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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?

    I'll post a patch that needs this soon.

    Kenji Kaneshige

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