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

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 19:26:26 EST

John Levon wrote:
> 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

Doubtful -- Al Viro created libfs.c, and understands the basic concept
of avoiding code duplication :)

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