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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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