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    SubjectRe: The new PCI fixup code ate my IDE controller
    On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 18:49 +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
    > The new DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_HEADER() now makes the order of fixups depend
    > on link order. This is a bad thing because it's now one more thing that
    > link order is used to determine. Eventually, we're going to have a knot
    > where you can't move link order to make everything work.
    > The specific problem here is that quirk_ide_bases() is called before
    > superio_fixup_pci(). This is only a problem on PA-RISC. I can see
    > a few solutions to this. First, we can move the whole suckyio driver
    > to arch/parisc, ensuring it gets linked before drivers/pci. Second,
    > just move the DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_HEADER to arch/parisc. Third, link
    > drivers/parisc ahead of drivers/pci (what other fun ordering problems
    > might we have?) Fourth, move the IDE quirk from drivers/pci/quirks.c
    > to drivers/ide somewhere (which is linked after drivers/parisc so would
    > happen to fix our problem). Fifth, back out the quirk changes. Sixth,
    > change the pci fixup stuff to sort the quirks by vendor ID (PCI_ANY_ID
    > sorts after any other ID).
    > Suggestions?

    Hmm. We already have two passes through the fixup stuff. Add a third?

    But sorting PCI_ANY_ID to go last seems like a reasonable first stab at
    an answer, if that's sufficient for your purposes.


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