Re: [PATCH] pci bridge class code

From: Mark Haverkamp (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 09:25:56 EST

On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 05:39, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 14:32, Russell King wrote:
> > That would not help the case when you have the "generic" bridge module
> > loaded and the specific bridge driver as a loadable module.
> Well... we could store the match score of the driver, and if a newer
> driver comes with a better match, call a replace() callback in the
> current owner to ask if it allows "live" replacement... But that's
> far beyond my original idea though

That is something I was considering also. I'm not sure how big of a
change it would be yet. I started looking at it a little bit on Friday.


Mark Haverkamp <>

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