[tulip] the question about hotplug in tulip driver(not buildtin kernel 2.4)

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue Feb 11 13:41:04 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, niceboy wrote:

> Can any comment to let me can use hotplug in tulip driver?

The Tulip driver has supported hotplug for many years.

> The original driver defines an Option CardBus,

Yes, to interface to the original PCMCIA code.
A similar interface to the standard Scyld hotplug code is provided with
the "cb_shim" module.

> but the  newer cardmgr treats the cardbus as Hotplug PCI. So 
> I can not hotswap with tulip driver. I trace the code, but the coding
> style is old PCI programming style. Anyone can help me?? 

What driver version are you looking at?
Most of the PCI drivers I release do have hotplug support, and have had
it for many years.  I suspect that you are either looking at an old
driver or do not understand the interface.

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