Re: [PATCH] pci bridge class code

From: Russell King (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 07:32:58 EST

On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 01:56:04PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 11:44, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The same is true of serveral hot docking bridges such as the one on the
> > IBM TP600 and also of other devices which happen to be both a PCI-PCI
> > bridge and have other magic stuck on them.
> Maybe we could find some way to prioritize matching ? It's a bit late now,
> but well... if the match functions returned an integer, 0 beeing lower match,
> we could have some kind of prioritization.
> That way, a class match would have lower priority than a vendorID/deviceID
> match, etc...

That would not help the case when you have the "generic" bridge module
loaded and the specific bridge driver as a loadable module.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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