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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 9/9] x86: allocate space within a region top-down
    On Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:41:54 -0600
    Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com> wrote:

    >
    > Request that allocate_resource() use available space from high addresses
    > first, rather than the default of using low addresses first.
    >
    > The most common place this makes a difference is when we move or assign
    > new PCI device resources. Low addresses are generally scarce, so it's
    > better to use high addresses when possible. This follows Windows practice
    > for PCI allocation.
    >
    > Reference: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16228#c42
    > Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com>
    > ---

    Ok, applied this version to -next. It's been going through distros and
    lots of testing despite a lack of recent coverage in PCI -next, so I'm
    planning to send it to Linus this week. We probably won't catch much
    more until it hits his tree anyway...

    Thanks,
    --
    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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