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SubjectRe: RFC: (re-)binding the VFIO platform driver to a platform device
On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 01:37:35PM -0700, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 11:43:30AM -0700, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> > > What's wrong with a non-vfio-specific flag that a driver can set, that
> > > indicates that the driver is willing to try to bind to any device on the
> > > bus if explicitly requested via the existing sysfs bind mechanism?
> > >
> > It sounds more hackish to me to invent some 'generic' flag to solve a
> > very specific case. What you're suggesting would let users specify that
> > a serial driver should handle a NIC hardware, no? That sounds much much
> > worse to me.
>
> You can do that today, with any PCI driver (or USB driver as well), just
> use the bind/unbind files in sysfs and you had better "know" what you
> are doing...
>

OK, yikes, ignore my comment then.


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