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authorHans Verkuil <hans.verkuil@cisco.com>2012-09-14 06:14:16 -0300
committerMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>2012-09-26 09:32:08 -0300
commitcd56c8dd50fab57520f0cf80cee5de552c1680ed (patch)
tree5c145343050e66f482f463defb26fe0c99ed1065 /Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querycap.xml
parent93828d6438081649e81b8681df9bf6ad5d691650 (diff)
[media] DocBook: bus_info can no longer be empty
During the 2012 Media Workshop it was decided that bus_info as returned by VIDIOC_QUERYCAP can no longer be empty. It should be a unique identifier, and empty strings are obviously not unique. Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil@cisco.com> Reviewed-by: Sylwester Nawrocki <s.nawrocki@samsung.com> Reviewed-by: Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@iki.fi> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querycap.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querycap.xml
index f33dd746b66..4c70215ae03 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querycap.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querycap.xml
@@ -90,11 +90,13 @@ ambiguities.</entry>
<entry>Location of the device in the system, a
-NUL-terminated ASCII string. For example: "PCI Slot 4". This
+NUL-terminated ASCII string. For example: "PCI:0000:05:06.0". This
information is intended for users, to distinguish multiple
-identical devices. If no such information is available the field may
-simply count the devices controlled by the driver, or contain the
-empty string (<structfield>bus_info</structfield>[0] = 0).<!-- XXX pci_dev->slot_name example --></entry>
+identical devices. If no such information is available the field must
+simply count the devices controlled by the driver ("platform:vivi-000").
+The bus_info must start with "PCI:" for PCI boards, "PCIe:" for PCI Express boards,
+"usb-" for USB devices, "I2C:" for i2c devices, "ISA:" for ISA devices,
+"parport" for parallel port devices and "platform:" for platform devices.</entry>