Re: [Pcihpd-discuss] [PATCH 5/6]: hotplug/ia64: SN Hotplug Driver - SN Hotplug Driver code

From: Greg KH <>
Date: 2005-05-18 06:17:25
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 11:41:01AM -0400, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
> Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> >
> >>+	sprintf(bss_hotplug_slot->name, "module_%c%c%c%c%.2d_b_%d_s_%d",
> >>+	 '0'+RACK_GET_CLASS(MODULE_GET_RACK(pcibus_info->pbi_moduleid)),
> >>+	 '0'+RACK_GET_GROUP(MODULE_GET_RACK(pcibus_info->pbi_moduleid)),
> >>+		'0'+RACK_GET_NUM(MODULE_GET_RACK(pcibus_info->pbi_moduleid)),
> >>+		MODULE_GET_BTCHAR(pcibus_info->pbi_moduleid),
> >>+		MODULE_GET_BPOS(pcibus_info->pbi_moduleid),
> >>+		((int)pcibus_info->pbi_buscommon.bs_persist_busnum) & 0xf,
> >>+		device + 1);
> >
> >
> >*eek* Sorry, but that looks really ugly. Wouldn't it be enough do name it 
> >like the device that would be in slot, something like DOMAIN_BUS_SLOT and 
> >maybe one extra number?
> Unfortunately, yes, the longer name is prefered in this case.  The rack 
> class
> ID, etc., are need to identify locations on the Altix platform.

No, use additional sysfs files if you need to export this kind of
information to the user somehow.  I think IBM already does this in their
drivers in a sane manner (so you might want to copy them, as they have
already modified the userspace code to handle those sysfs files...)

> >>+	if (action == PCI_REQ_SLOT_ELIGIBLE && rc == PCI_SLOT_ALREADY_DOWN) {
> >
> >I would feel better if you add extra braces around the tests, but I'm 
> >probably just a bit paranoid about this things. Greg?
> I was asked to remove the braces in an earlier version.  I too would prefer
> to have them but am going with current comments on the code.

Who asked you to remove the extra braces?  It was not me.  If you like
them, please add them, I feel more comfortable with them too.


greg k-h
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