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SubjectRe: FIXED! Updated 2.4 TODO List -- new addition WAS(test9 PCI resource collisions (fwd)

On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> child->resource[0,1,2] = child->parent->resource[0,1,2];
> which should do the same thing. Can you test that alternative too?

Works fine!

> We should add that information to our knowledge of specific bridges, but
> the notion of "transparent bridging" would still be the fallback for any
> bridge that we don't know about (and new ones obviously come out all the
> time). We simply cannot require that we'd know all the details of all the
> bridges just to work.

A suggestion:
If this is unusual it will probably help to make it a compile/boot option
or spew logs (at least for the experimental kernels). Otherwise Davem's
idea of adding "known bridges which do this" knowledge_base_table sounds
sane. Unless this will never screw anybody which is what ypou seem to be


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