Re: [patch 2.5] PCI: kill pdev_enable_device()

Dave Jones (
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 00:42:26 +0000

On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 05:31:57PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> >- So, if we don't touch the PCI command registers, there is no point in
> > using pdev_enable_device(). Most drivers properly use
> > pci_enable_device() anyway.
> Not only that, a driver _should_ be calling pci-enable-device, it's an
> API requirement. J Random Driver should have a good reason _not_ to
> call pci_enable_device() ...

What about the xircom issue that was discussed in the last days ?
Sounds like the solution isn't a full on pci_enable_device() as
pcmcia 'knows better than us' at that stage aparently.


| Dave Jones.
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