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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 <> 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:
    > Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <>
    > ---

    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...

    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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