[patch 1/3] ps3: Disk Storage Driver

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at sonycom.com
Thu Jul 19 22:13:33 EST 2007

On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2007 11:36:31 +0200 (CEST),
> Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven at sonycom.com> wrote:
> > We have a probe thread that checks for new storage devices and adds them to the
> > bus with ps3_system_bus_device_register(), which calls device_register().
> > 
> > I guess the actual bus probe() routine gets called through the notifier call
> > chain? That's where I got lost...
> No, ->probe() is called from device_register() directly. If you just
> have one probe thread, you should have enough serialization.

IC, through bus_attach_device() in device_add().

Any chance this will change? I already added a mutex to ps3disk to protect
against this.

With kind regards,
Geert Uytterhoeven
Software Architect

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