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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Network: convert network devices to use struct device instead of class_device
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 16:52:11 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070209005211.GD30794@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070208074130.29df585f@oldman>

On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 07:41:30AM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> 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.

Now the real device of the network device (ethX and such) will be called
first.  If not, something's wrong...

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-09  0:53 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
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 [this message]
2007-02-09  0:51   ` Greg KH

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