Re: /proc/pci deprecation?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 19:43:50 EST

On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 18:11, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> That's definitely where it should be - the behaviour of the
> PCI_INTERRUPT_LINE register is clearly chip-specific, so it should be in
> the chip-specific drivers..
> It's a kind of strange behaviour, though. What chip is this? It sounds
> kind of convenient, but as far as I can tell it can only work for those
> kinds of PCI devices that are on the same chip as the irq controller..

VIA bridges. In my case its a CLE266 (onchip video, 5.1 audio, ide, usb,
firewire, ethernet, floppy, serial, irda. parallel...) [See why I don't
want to hack each driver 8)]

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Dec 15 2002 - 22:00:16 EST