pci_scan_get_dev() in pci_scan_bus()

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Fri Mar 5 18:25:01 CET 2004

Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov> writes:

> What happen if a device is listed as a static device in the
> config file but does not actually exist in the physical system ?

The device won't go away.  But it can legitimately show up as
a disabled device in the device tree.

I'm not certain when you would want to report a device statically
that may or may not be there.

Regardless showing up as disabled is effectively gone so it should
not be a real limitation.


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