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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: PCI Error Recovery: Symbios SCSI device driver
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 05:13:34PM -0600, Linas Vepstas wrote:
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> > Though, since INB and INW will return 0xff and 0xffff, why not use that
> > as our test rather than using a counter?
>
> Right. I wanted to avoid checking for specific values,
> as that vaguely seemed more robust; the direct check is easier.

ISTR some chipsets return 0 or the most recent data on the bus
when INB/INW master-abort. Maybe this an ISA bus behavior?

Or is config space access the only space which behaves this way
for master abort on PCI?
I'm looking at drivers/pci/probe.c:pci_scan_device().

thanks,
grant
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