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    "David S. Miller" wrote:

    > Looks, ppc64 is really still experimental right?

    Heck no.

    > Which means it is
    > 2.5.x material, and 2.5.x has been quoted as being a week or two away.

    I sure hope that ppc64 is NOT considered 2.5.x material.

    > So we can solve this problem for real, with system bus domains, and
    > get ppc64 working all within the framework of 2.5.x which is just
    > around the corner.

    A real solution would be nice. And if the real solution can ONLY be in 2.5, then
    is it such a bad idea moving the bus number type to unsigned int for 2.4.x?

    > For now, I am rather sure your systems for testing have < 256 physical
    > PCI busses and you can for 2.4.x use the remapping scheme sparc64 uses.

    Wellll, remember that post about more than 256 PCI buses? I meant it.

    Regards,

    Tom
    --
    Tom Gall - PPC64 Maintainer "Where's the ka-boom? There was
    Linux Technology Center supposed to be an earth
    (w) tom_gall@vnet.ibm.com shattering ka-boom!"
    (w) 507-253-4558 -- Marvin Martian
    (h) tgall@rochcivictheatre.org
    http://www.ibm.com/linux/ltc/projects/ppc


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