Re: [PATCH-2.4.20] PCI-X hotplug support for Compaq driver

From: Greg KH (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 13:35:53 EST

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 12:47:17PM +0100, Torben Mathiasen wrote:
> Sure. I started out doing the patch for 2.5, but hit some hotplug bugs so I
> decided to get it working for 2.4 first and then port it to 2.5. I'll get on
> that.


> I wanted the user to be able to know exactly which bus speed/mode the driver
> switched to in case of a freq/mode change. Besides that it also put the info in
> proc as you mention.

But that is what the cur_bus_speed and max_bus_speed files in pcihpfs
for the slot are for, right? Isn't this just duplicating that

> Sure, we used to ship a system that only supported 50MHz PCI-X, but I'll have
> to get more details on that.

So 50MHz PCI-X is not in the spec, right? If you all supported it, why
didn't you get it included in the spec? :)


greg k-h
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