Re: [PATCH] PCIE: create sysfs directory on first use

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On Fri, 7 Jul 2006 17:10:15 -0700 Andrew Morton wrote:

> "Randy.Dunlap" <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> > +			if (!pcie_dev_registered)
> > +				pcie_port_bus_register();
> > +
> Wonderful.  You're forced to drop all error checking on the floor because
> pcie_port_bus_register() assumes that nobody could possibly ever be
> interested in actually checking for errors.
> What happens if the bus_register() fails and the driver cheerily blunders
> along assuming that pcie_port_bus_type is registered?  Incomprehensible lkml
> oops reports, I'm suspecting..
> Let's start stamping this out.  Could I please ask that you first prepare a
> patch which fixes pcie_port_bus_register() (and mark it __must_check) and
> then let's actually, like, check for errors?

Sure, will do.

And will make changes that Valdis mentioned.

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