Re: aic7xxx broken in 2.6.18-rc3-mm2
From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Aug 11 2006 - 21:01:07 EST
On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 05:36:24PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 17:17:15 -0700
> Dave Hansen <haveblue@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Well, I have a new culprit of the hour:
> > gregkh-pci-pci-use-pci_bios-as-last-fallback
> Thanks, I'll drop it.
> > There was a previous patch that messed up a few of my machines and this
> > same driver a few months ago, which accounts for my sense of deja vu:
> > http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc6/2.6.16-rc6-mm1/broken-out/gregkh-pci-pci-give-pci-config-access-initialization-a-defined-ordering.patch
Ugh, this is a mess. Daniel, why does your machine need this patch, yet
as per Dave's comments, it's wrong?
I think it might come down to the fact that the ordering before used to
not always happen in the same order (it depended on config options and
linker luck.) Now it's "fixed" to be the same way all the time.
Daniel, can't you solve this with the proper pci boot option?
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