[Linux-ATM-General] [RFC][PATCH] Very basic sysfs support for ATM devices (updated)

Roman Kagan rkagan at mail.ru
Sun Feb 6 14:19:18 EST 2005

On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 08:33:18PM -0500, chas williams - CONTRACTOR wrote:
> In message <20050204201327.GA2439 at katya>,Roman Kagan writes:
> >initializing atm_dev.  I suspect the only way to fix it is to split the
> >atm_dev initialization into two stages, allocation and registration, as
> >it is done for net_device.
> yeah which is why i just wanted to convert atm_dev to just be a netdevice.
> the code is already written and "stable".

Is it publically available?  Linux-ATM CVS appears to contain no
kernelspace code.  I'm just curious how atm_dev attributes are mapped to
net_device's, which doesn't look easy with the current atm_dev and

Also, is it scheduled for inclusion in the mainline any time soon?  If
it is, maybe we shouldn't create an atm-specific user-visible interface
in sysfs and hotplug which is going to be obsoleted by the net generic
one in the near future?


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