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From: Martin Mares <>
To: Matthew Wilcox <>
Cc: Greg KH <>,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC] pci_bus conversion to struct device
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 09:14:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


> I recommend we just delete the pci_bus class.  I don't think it serves
> any useful purpose.  The bridge can be inferred frmo the sysfs hierarchy
> (not to mention lspci will tell you).  The cpuaffinity file should be
> moved from the bus to the device -- it really doesn't make any sense to
> talk about which cpu a bus is affine to, only a device.

It doesn't seem to serve any useful purpose other than the affinity now,
but I still think that it conceptually belongs there, because it makes
sense to have per-bus attributes. For example, in the future we could
show data width and signalling speed.

				Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares                          <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"I invented the term Object-Oriented, and I can tell you I did not have C++ in mind." -- Alan Kay

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-18  8:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-18  0:53 Greg KH
2007-01-18  2:23 ` Matthew Wilcox
2007-01-18  3:31   ` Greg KH
2007-01-18  8:14   ` Martin Mares [this message]
2007-01-18  9:00     ` Greg KH
2007-01-18 18:23       ` Jesse Barnes
2007-01-18 21:01       ` Martin Mares
2007-01-24  0:22       ` Tim Pepper
2007-01-24  0:47         ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2007-01-27 16:19       ` Matthew Wilcox
2007-01-29 19:13         ` Jesse Barnes
2007-01-19  6:58     ` Grant Grundler
2007-01-27 16:16       ` Matthew Wilcox

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