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SubjectRe: Hot PCI bus plugging
Hello,

> Yes you have a very good point there, that I mentioned in a private
> e-mail. The BIOS does that at bootup, so we would have to assume
> control of that ourselves.

Yes.

> That wouldn't be too difficult, but would
> add some housekeeping to the PCI layers -- mainly allocating and keeping
> track of IRQs and base addresses/ranges.

For I/O and memory ranges, we already do that in 2.3.

> (Dang those broken cards that don't share.. Why doesn't everybody just read
> the friggin' PCI spec??? :) )

Do you know of any such PCI card?

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> <mj@suse.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
"For every complex problem, there's a solution that is simple, neat and wrong."

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