Re: /proc/pci design idea

Christopher Horn (
Sat, 13 Sep 1997 16:28:45 -0400

Stephen Williams wrote:
> I'm trying to get vendor/device names out of the kernel.
> The boot messages would include string names for the classes and hex
> dumps of the id number for tracking things down. Although putting the strings
> in init is an interesting idea.

Someone posted a patch that made the device list init data that could be
discarded a while back. Saved the entries for found hardware in a
separate list. Unfortunately, they did not get rid of the vendor and
class lists.

- Chris