Re: Problems with fakephp

From: Alex Chiang
Date: Wed Dec 03 2008 - 12:43:44 EST

* Rolf Eike Beer <eike-kernel@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Alex Chiang wrote:
> > I think the way forward is:
> >
> > - merge in the function level hotplug patch
> Sorry that I don't get the point. To PCI Hotplug core or to fakephp?

I was talking about Trent's patch to add the "remove" attribute
to the pci-sysfs. Not fakephp.

> > - wholesale replacement of fakephp with new fakephp
> > - schedule new fakephp for deprecation
> ^^^
> I don't think so.

If we get function level reset as part of the PCI core, then I
don't see what fakephp offers us anymore.

> > - encourage anyone who wants function level hotplug to
> > use the 'remove' attribute
> >
> > Thoughts? Jesse, Willy, Eike, Greg?
> Oh yes, let's start using dummyphp ;) That one already handled
> the rescan long ago. But I think it's a bit outdated at the
> moment, I haven't touched it for month. Looks like I need to
> bring it back to live.

I take it you are not impressed with my proposal? Care to explain why not?


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