Re: getting "struct pci_dev" from "struct netdevice"

Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 00:38:52 EST

>> Since struct pci_dev is probably going to morph into a more generic
>> struct hw_dev, maybe struct netdevice needs a pci_dev member...

> alan cox wrote:
>There is no guarantee there would be a meaningful pci_dev. In addition in
>a hot pluggable box the pointer is useless since it will change arbitarily

i searched through pci net drivers. all the drivers are setting their
pci_dev->driver_data field to net_device structure. this is working for
single device being controlled by driver but i am not sure about multiple
pci devices being controlled by same driver.


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