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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/7] PCI: Add device even if driver attach failed
On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 1:02 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 09:49:40PM -0700, Rajat Jain wrote:
> > device_attach() returning failure indicates a driver error while trying to
> > probe the device. In such a scenario, the PCI device should still be added
> > in the system and be visible to the user.
> >
> > This patch partially reverts:
> > commit ab1a187bba5c ("PCI: Check device_attach() return value always")
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Rajat Jain <rajatja@google.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> > ---
> > v2: Cosmetic change in commit log.
> > Add Greg's "reviewed-by"
> >
> > drivers/pci/bus.c | 6 +-----
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/pci/bus.c b/drivers/pci/bus.c
> > index 8e40b3e6da77d..3cef835b375fd 100644
> > --- a/drivers/pci/bus.c
> > +++ b/drivers/pci/bus.c
> > @@ -322,12 +322,8 @@ void pci_bus_add_device(struct pci_dev *dev)
> >
> > dev->match_driver = true;
> > retval = device_attach(&dev->dev);
> > - if (retval < 0 && retval != -EPROBE_DEFER) {
> > + if (retval < 0 && retval != -EPROBE_DEFER)
> > pci_warn(dev, "device attach failed (%d)\n", retval);
> > - pci_proc_detach_device(dev);
> > - pci_remove_sysfs_dev_files(dev);
> > - return;
> > - }
> >
> > pci_dev_assign_added(dev, true);
> > }
>
> This should go first in the series, and cc: stable and get merged now.
> No need to tie it to this series at all.
>
> Or just an independant patch, it doesn't have much to do with this
> series, it's a bugfix.

Resent this patch as an independent patch with cc:stable here:
https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1268456/

Thanks,

Rajat

>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h

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