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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2 00/16] PCI: Re-factor PCI's 'latency timer' setup
    On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:47:26 -0600
    Myron Stowe <> wrote:

    > The 'latency timer' of PCI devices, both Type 0 and Type 1,
    > is setup in architecture-specific code [see: pcibios_set_master()].
    > There are two approaches being taken by all the architectures - check
    > if the 'latency timer' is currently set between 16 and 255 and if not
    > bring it within bounds, or, do nothing (and then there is the
    > gratuitously different parisc implementation).
    > There is nothing architecture-specific about PCI's 'latency timer' so
    > this patch pulls the setup functionality up into the PCI core by
    > creating a generic 'pcibios_set_master()' function using the '__weak'
    > attribute which can be used by all architectures as a default which,
    > if necessary, can then be over-ridden by architecture-specific code.

    I have acks from Chris, Ralf, and Mike. Any other arch maintainers
    want to ack or nack this before it goes into my -next branch?

    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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