RE: RFC: Changes for PCI

From: Khachaturov, Vassilii (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 18:08:23 EST

On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> However, I think the driver (only going by your
description) would be
> more correct to use a pointer to struct pci_dev. We have a
token in the
> kernel that is guaranteed 100% unique to any given PCI device: the
> pointer to its struct pci_dev.

Is it? With a hotplug device removed and another one added,
isn't there a slight chance that the pci_dev pointer to the new device
will get allocated in place of the old one?

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