On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 21:04, Jim Keniston wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 16:34, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > We should instead use something stable to attach to printks during
> > > probe. pci_name() is the obvious choice, perhaps using dev_printk().
> > > The failure then becomes:
> > >
> > > 0000:01:01.0 Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
> > > 0000:01:01.0 The EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid
> > > 0000:02:01.0 Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
> > pci_name() or a simple counter of devices found. I prefer pci_name()
> > Jeff
> Delay registration until the end of the probe, and make DPRINTK smarter.
> DPRINTK should check
> adapter->netdev->reg_state == NETREG_REGISTERED
> and use the interface name (eth0) if the device is registered, or
> pci_name() if it's not.
In the typhoon driver, I have tp->name, and most everything that prints
info/errors about the card use it. During probing, it is initially set
to point to pci_name(), and once registered, it gets pointed to
This seems fairly clean, though maybe a bit redundant.