usbatm question

matthieu castet castet.matthieu at
Sat Mar 12 17:59:45 EST 2005

Hi Duncan

Duncan Sands wrote:
>>For the atm statistic (rate and state), is it safe to access it any time ?
>>Some modem could start their stats loop in heavy init, because they need 
>>to know the state of the modem in order to send it the correct part of 
>>the firmware. Is it need to check if atm_start finished before updating 
>>atm stats ?
> You can't access the atm stuff before atm_start is called because it
> doesn't exist.  So if you need this info earlier, you will need to
> maintain a copy of it yourself (or something equivalent).
accessing earlier wasn't my problem : it was updating earlier. So I will 
check a boolean before writing them.
Is usbatm->atm_dev null when it is not initialized or I need to have my 
own boolean that is set to true in atm_start ?



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