Adding a PCI device that doesn't exist (yet)

Dave Aubin daubin at
Wed Oct 6 12:25:01 CEST 2004

Yes, hotplug in 2.6 would be excellent, but in order to
Make the device hotplug it needs to show up the /sys/bus/pci...
Power entry.  I'm not sure how to make that happen.
If it did then all things would be great.  


-----Original Message-----
From: linuxbios-admin at
[mailto:linuxbios-admin at] On Behalf Of Ronald G. Minnich
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 1:23 PM
To: Jay Miller
Cc: YhLu; linuxbios at
Subject: RE: Adding a PCI device that doesn't exist (yet)

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Jay Miller wrote:

> Thanks for your help.  Certainly that's not ideal, but it may turn out

> to be our only option.

the reason being you don't want to embed the bitstream in linuxbios,

Are you sure that you can't take advantage of the hotplug stuff in 2.6
for your device? Is your device a bridge or ...

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