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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4 v2] PCI: support SR-IOV capability
    * Zhao, Yu <>:
    > On Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:41 AM, Alex Chiang wrote:
    > >
    > >So, what happens if another hotplug driver is already loaded?
    > >
    > >I don't know the SR-IOV spec well enough to know if you are
    > >allowed to have SR-IOV + some other form of hotplug, like ACPI or
    > >native PCIe.
    > >
    > >Today, pci_hp_register will return -EBUSY.
    > >
    > >If SR-IOV really doesn't have anything to do with hotplug, then
    > >it may be a candidate for directly calling pci_create_slot(). In
    > >that case, 'param' should not be a property of a hotplug slot,
    > >but of a generic PCI slot.
    > That's correct, SR-IOV really doesn't have anything to do with
    > hotplug. I was just reusing hotplug sysfs as the control
    > interface. Will remove this in next work, and create SR-IOV own
    > sysfs entries under /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../iov/...

    That sounds like a much better idea to me, thanks.


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