Re: [Resend][PATCH] ACPI / glue: Drop .find_bridge() callback fromstruct acpi_bus_type

From: Lan Tianyu
Date: Wed Feb 27 2013 - 19:27:42 EST

On 2013å02æ28æ 07:31, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:06:52PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>>> From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> After PCI has stopped using the .find_bridge() callback in
>>> struct acpi_bus_type, the only remaining users of it are SATA and
>>> USB. However, SATA only pretends to be a user, because it points
>>> that callback to a stub always returning -ENODEV, and USB uses it
>>> incorrectly, because as a result of the way it is used by USB every
>>> device in the system that doesn't have a bus type or parent is
>>> passed to usb_acpi_find_device() for inspection.
>>> What USB actually needs, though, is to call usb_acpi_find_device()
>>> for USB ports that don't have a bus type defined, but have
>>> usb_port_device_type as their device type.
>> Ick, that's not good. Can you have the original creator of that code
>> (someone else from Intel, I can't remember at the moment), fix that up
>> properly and send me patches?
> [Add To: Lan Tianyu <tianyu.lan@xxxxxxxxx>]
Ok. I will fix it later.
>>> Please let me know if there are any objections.
> I still prefer to ask USB to add bus_type instead at first.
> Thanks
> Yinghai

Best regards
Tianyu Lan
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