Re: /proc/pci deprecation?

From: Krzysztof Halasa (
Date: Sat Dec 07 2002 - 11:23:13 EST

Patrick Mochel <> writes:

> IMO, yes, since those tools provide the summary, and exist almost purely
> in userspace. I forgot to mention in the orginal email that we could
> also drop the PCI names database, right? This would save a considerable
> amount in the kernel image alone..

I think so.

BTW: the /proc/pci doesn't show names of CardBus adapters, even if they're
inserted at boot time - cat /proc/pci | tail:

    VGA compatible controller: Silicon Motion, Inc. SM720 Lynx3DM (rev 177).
      IRQ 10.
      Master Capable. Latency=64.
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf8000000 [0xfbffffff].
  Bus 2, device 0, function 0:
    Ethernet controller: PCI device 1011:0019 (rev 65).
      IRQ 10.
      Master Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=20.Max Lat=40.
      I/O at 0x4000 [0x407f].
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0x10800000 [0x108003ff].

Krzysztof Halasa
Network Administrator
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