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SubjectRe: [regression] e1000e broke e1000
Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 04:12:29PM -0400, Dan Noe wrote:
>> It would be nice if lspci could display what driver had claimed a
>> particular device
> You need to upgrade to a more recent version of lspci -- it already does
> this ;-)

Hah, thanks. That is useful and very new :) I built a newer lspci and
I see it is now displayed with the -k option.

> Maybe 'status' would be a better name than 'broken'. We could even
> default it to 'unclaimed' then. Or 'driver_status' to avoid conflicting
> with some bus that might have a 'status' bit we try to report through
> sysfs.

I agree however that the opportunity for more status would be good. And
status is a better name than "broken". This way it is easy to scan all
devices on the system via sysfs and easily visualize via lspci or some
other tool:

1) Unclaimed devices

2) Devices that aren't working properly - and why (please something more
than "This device is not working properly" :)

3) Devices that are claimed and working properly


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