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SubjectRe: PNP and bus association
Pierre Ossman wrote:
> I recently tried out adding PNP support to my driver to remove the
> hassle of finding the correct parameters for it. This, however, causes
> it to show up under the pnp bus, where as it previously was located
> under the platform bus.
>
> Is the idea that PNP devices should only reside on the PNP bus or is
> there some magic available to get the device to appear on several buses?
> It's a bit of a hassle to search in two different places in sysfs
> depending on if PNP is used or not.
>
> Also, the PNP bus doesn't really say that much about where the device is
> physically connected. The other bus types usually give a hint about this.

Not to take away from your question, but:
Is there "the PNP bus"? I've seen an ISA bus that (sort of)
supports PNP, PCI PNP, NuBus PNP, USB PNP, IEEE 1394 PNP, etc.

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