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From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
To: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Subject: Re: Network: convert network devices to use struct device instead of class_device
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 07:41:30 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070208074130.29df585f@oldman> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45CB1AE6.9020707@garzik.org>

On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:43:18 -0500
Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:

> Linux Kernel Mailing List wrote:
> > Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=43cb76d91ee85f579a69d42bc8efc08bac560278
> > Commit:     43cb76d91ee85f579a69d42bc8efc08bac560278
> > Parent:     2943ecf2ed32632473c06f1975db47a7aa98c10f
> > Author:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> > AuthorDate: Tue Apr 9 12:14:34 2002 -0700
> > Committer:  Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> > CommitDate: Wed Feb 7 10:37:11 2007 -0800
> > 
> >     Network: convert network devices to use struct device instead of class_device
> >     
> >     This lets the network core have the ability to handle suspend/resume
> >     issues, if it wants to.

It fixes a non-problem. I would like to see the network core suspend/resume
proposal as well. Last time I examined doing network core suspend help,
the problem was that the physical device suspend was called before the
class device. It is not clear how this change would help.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-08 15:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <200702080400.l1840lFd002314@hera.kernel.org>
2007-02-08 12:43 ` Jeff Garzik
2007-02-08 15:41   ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2007-02-08 17:29     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-02-09  0:56       ` Greg KH
2007-02-09  3:59         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-02-09  8:22           ` Kay Sievers
2007-02-09 15:28             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-02-09 16:48           ` Greg KH
2007-02-20 15:15         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-02-09  0:52     ` Greg KH
2007-02-09  0:51   ` Greg KH

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