[PATCH 2.6.23] ibmebus: Prevent bus_id collisions

Joachim Fenkes FENKES at de.ibm.com
Sat Sep 1 03:46:58 EST 2007

> > The plaintiff makes a valid point. How about a staging approach: We 
> > the patch as it is now into 2.6.23 so the problem is fixed, and I'll 
> > a "nice" version with autoloading support and a generic of_make_bus_id 

> > function for 2.6.24. Agree?
> Ok, sounds fair. Can you make sure that the resulting bus_id is the same
> for the final version then?

No, it would change once more -- the current, minimal-invasive, variant of 
the fix uses the full_name -> "ehca at 12345678", while of_make_bus_id uses 
another format: "12345678.ehca". I don't think this makes much of a 
difference, though, and users shouldn't rely on the bus_id having a 
certain format anyway, so IMHO we can live with this.


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