Re: [PATCH 2.6.21-rc1] ibmebus: Support dynamic addition and removal ofadapters

From: Joachim Fenkes
Date: Fri Feb 16 2007 - 19:28:32 EST

John Rose <johnrose@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 15.02.2007 14:57:37:

> Looks good. Questions: how can the user space tools verify the success
> of an add or remove?

If the probe operation succeeds, the respective device will show up

> Also, will /sys/bus/ibmebus exist even if the system booted with no LHEA
> nodes?


> Can we also have an attribute "devspec" that communicates the open
> firmware path through sysfs?

This is already taken care of by of_device_register().


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