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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pci: show dma_mask bits in /sys
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 01:36:52PM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 08:39:23AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 12:44:12AM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> > >
> > > Lastly, /sys seems to have over run even /proc. On an rx2600 (ia64):
> > > grundler@gsyprf3:/usr/src/linux-2.6$ find /sys ! -type d | wc
> > > 6288 6296 264893
> >
> > Is this causing some kind of problem for your systems?
>
> Nope. Just an observation on the "forest" (vs individual "trees").
>
> > /sys shows far more information than /proc does, so of course it would
> > be larger in quantity.
>
> Yes - and /sys is better organized (hierarchial in general).
> But it's getting harder to find stuff because there is so much now.
> Any comments on adding DMA attributes (e.g. dma_mask_bits) to /sys?

Sorry, wasn't paying attention. All I ask is that if you do add new
sysfs files, you document them in the proper format in
Documentation/ABI/

thanks,

greg k-h


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