Device probe issue with an em(4) compatible device
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 10:01:32 PDT 2004
If its compatible with em why not just alter the em to support
the additional id's?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brenden Grace" <bcg at intelli7.com>
> I am writing a network driver for a em(4) compatible chip. I know the
> specific subvendor id and subdevice id, but the em(4) driver seems to
> attach to the device before my driver can. Is this because the em_probe
> is occurring before my probe AND because the em_probe is allowing for
> PCI_ANY_ID for subvendor subdevice ids (the vendor and device ids of my
> card are identical to an actual Intel card)? If so the solution then
> would be to have the em driver return a number less than zero in
> em_probe and my driver's probe to return a number greater than the
> em_probes's return?
> On a side not, would it also not be more correct for FreeBSD drivers in
> the tree to return a negative number for _any_ device that accepts a
> PCI_ANY_ID value?
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