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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.30] cxgb3: clear shadow BAR registers
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    On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 20:34:57 -0700, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>  
    wrote:

    > From: Divy Le Ray <divy@chelsio.com>
    > Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:58:54 -0700
    >
    >> From: Divy Le Ray <divy@chelsio.com>
    >>
    >> Ensure that internal shadow BAR registers are cleared on 32-bit
    >> platforms.
    >>
    >> Signed-off-by: Divy Le Ray <divy@chelsio.com>
    >
    > Why is this a problem and why is it not possible to rely
    > on these being setup to zero by either the BIOS or the PCI
    > layer?
    >
    > At best this is a PCI quirk and not something that belongs
    > in the driver.
    >
    > I'm not applying this.

    Hi Dave,

    You are right, this issue is motherboard specific and seems to have been
    fixed a loong time ago.
    Sorry for the spam.

    Cheers,
    Divy





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