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SubjectRe: Can a driver->probe be called for two devices at the same time (WAS: Re: [PATCH] crypto/ccp: don't disable interrupts while setting up debugfs)
On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 06:33:14PM +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> On 2018-02-27 11:08:56 [-0600], Gary R Hook wrote:
> > That issue remains unclear to me: Are probes of PCI devices guaranteed to be
> > serialized? Observations on my CCPs says that they occur in order, but I
> > don't know for certain that serialization is guaranteed.
> >
> > Is there a definitive statement on this somewhere that I just don't know
> > about?

The bus enforces this.

> So the question if a driver can probe two devices simultaneously.

Depends on the bus type.


greg k-h

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