Re: network driver informations [general NIC, Wireless and e100]

From: John Levon (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 12:42:52 EST

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 08:10:25AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Al Viro has talked about, long term, making this information available
> through a filesystem. When that happens, your request will have
> basically been implemented.

It would probably help if some of the basic code needed was wrapped in
an even more "dumbed-down" API - most of the stuff in say pcihpfs is
generically useful for this sort of configfs thing.

As more and more minifs's appear (they are trivially easy to write after
all) we're likely to see more duplication of this code, and the
resultant missing bug fix propogation


"The simpler it is, the harder it is." 
	- Tim Van Holder
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