Re: 2.6.20-rc2: known unfixed regressions

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 14:23:17 EST

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 01:14:13PM -0500, Daniel Barkalow wrote:

> There's also; the included patch break
> my nVidia devices and probably all PCIX devices, so it's not right, but
> something has to be done to fix ATI. My guess is a quirk to say that
> pci_intx doesn't work on certain devices and should just be skipped, but
> I'm not sure if it's just in combination with MSI or not.

- does not seem to be a regression and
- missing MSI support is not such a big problem.

Considering how many problems patches in this area tend to cause on
different hardware, I'm even inclined to say that such patches should
only be added during the 2 weeks merge window before -rc1.

> -Daniel



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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