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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] ACPI / scan: Make container driver use struct acpi_scan_handler
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <> wrote:
> From: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
> Make the ACPI container driver use struct acpi_scan_handler for
> representing the object used to initialize ACPI containers and remove
> the ACPI driver structure used previously and the data structures
> created by it, since in fact they were not used for any purpose.
> This simplifies the code and reduces the kernel's memory footprint by
> avoiding the registration of a struct device_driver object with the
> driver core and creation of its sysfs directory which is unnecessary.
> In addition to that, make the namespace walk callback used for
> installing the notify handlers for ACPI containers more
> straightforward.
> This change includes fixes from Toshi Kani.
> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <>

Yes, container support should be built-in by nature.

Acked-by: Yinghai Lu <>

What is the next?


Hope someone with access of dock that have pcie devices could help
sorting it out...



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