Greg KH greg at
Tue Mar 23 09:11:27 EST 2004

On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 04:04:06PM -0600, linas at wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 01:40:40PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 03:22:31PM -0600, Nathan Fontenot wrote:
> > > Yes, the driver/pci/hotplug changes are platform specific, but so are
> > > all the changes for this patch.
> >
> > My point remains.  Try to do this in a non-platform specific way, as you
> > will have to do it eventually, might as well be now.
> re: now vs. eventually: we are working hard to remove the kernel panic
> before the SUSE SLES9 deadlines, (ditto RH) i.e. today, so that there
> can be some semblance of testing before it gets widespread use.

Fine, if you want to fix the panic stuff, I don't mind.  It's just that
I'm not going to accept your drivers/pci/hotplug patch to the mainline
kernel as is.  That means nothing when it comes to the distros, so we
should be fine with this.


greg k-h

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