coldplugging & modules
spyro at f2s.com
Wed Jul 14 12:46:41 PDT 2004
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 20:22:33 +0100
Matthew Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> OK, I know this is going to sound flippant, but surely the IDE bus
> support has to be compiled in (assuming you're not running SCSI) of
Well yes, of course.
> We now want to get soundcard support up, and I happen to have a PCI
> card. Now, the soundcard driver and the PCI bus drivers are compiled
> as modules. Under the proposed usage of /proc, /proc/bus/pci won't be
> available. /sys/bus/pci won't be available either as the module
> hasn't been loaded yet, hence sysfs information is currently
> unavailable for it. How will coldplugging cope with this?
it would appear once the PCI bus is up (most IDE uses PCI anyhow)
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