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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] missing pci_disable_device()
    On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 07:29:09PM +0900, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
    > Greg KH wrote:
    > >>I understand that there are some devices that need to be enabled
    > >>even after their drivers are unloaded, and my approach might not
    > >>be safe in this case. I think the best way to solve the problem
    > >>(missing pci_disable_device) is to fix broken drivers one by one.
    > >>I think debug printk will helpful to fix those drivers, but I
    > >>don't know what kind of message is appropriate...
    > >
    > >Yes, this should be pointed out with a warning message, which will be
    > >safer. How about something like:
    > >
    > > dev_warn(&pci_dev->dev, "Device was removed without properly "
    > > "calling pci_disable_device(), please
    > > fix.\n");
    > > WARN_ON(1);
    > >
    > >Care to redo your patch with that?
    > Thank you for your advice.
    > I changed my patch based on your feedback. But I have one
    > concern about putting "WARN_ON(1);". I'm worrying that people
    > might be surprised if stack dump is shown on their console,
    > especially if the broken driver handles many devices.
    > For example, following console messages were displayed when I
    > tested my patch by loading/unloading 'uhci_hcd' which handles
    > two devices on my machine. How do you think?

    I like Alan's advice. Also, a patch for the uhci-hcd driver would be
    nice to have :)


    greg k-h
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