Re: [git pull] PCI changes for 2.6.34 - pci rom rom fail list
From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Mon Mar 01 2010 - 11:34:22 EST
On Mon, 1 Mar 2010 08:05:55 -0800 (PST)
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Feb 2010, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> > [PATCH] pci: don't reassign to ROM res if it is not going to be
> > enabled
> > Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Yes, this makes my setup work again.
> I'm still nervous that it will cause problem on some _other_ machines
> (because of not knowing that some bridge is transparent and then
> trying to re-allocate things unnecessarily and causing chaos), but at
> least it seems to be ok on this machine.
> So I do have this nagging feeling that we'll still end up having to
> do this whole "reassign PCI buses" thing as a kernel command line
> option and default to not doing it, but let's give it a chance.
Yeah we went back and forth on that a bit. We can fall back to a
command line option if necessary, but I think it would be ashame;
ideally things should just work and not require users to pass special
options when their drivers fail to bind.
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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