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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI detection in 2.2.x and 2.4.0
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Rasmus Andersen wrote:
> This stumped me since the help text had led me to believe
> otherwise: The help text states that if CONFIG_PCI_GOANY is set
> linux will first try to detect the settings directly and go
> through BIOS if this fails. The code first goes through BIOS to
> get the settings, then gets them directly and then pick the
> direct settings (if valid) otherwise the BIOS settings (if
> valid).
> Patches for both 2.4.0-test9-pre7 and 2.2.18pre10. Please comment.

The patch looks ok to me and I agree with the logic... I am also
interested in Martin's comments, though, just in case the existing code
is there for a reason. (obviously an oops is a problem, though...)


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