Yes, that would be a good thing to have, I sure would like that.
(hint, hint, hint, for anyone wanting a way to contribute...)
> > > <tangent>
> > > I also want to add PCI revision id and mask to struct pci_device_id.
> > > </tangent>
> > Do any drivers need that today? It shouldn't be that hard to do it, and
> > now is the time :)
> Yes. tulip driver could find this useful, but that's currently a small
> case worked around in the driver.
> The big and annoying case is 8139C+ (8139cp.c), which has the same
> PCI id as old 8139 boards, but additionally includes dramatically new
> and better functionality. The distinguishing characteristic at the
> probe phase is the PCI revision id, as the PCI id is the same as another
Ok, sounds like a good enough reason to add these fields :)
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