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SubjectRe: Going beyond 256 PCI buses
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Tom Gall writes:

> I was wondering if there are any other folks out there like me who
> have the 256 PCI bus limit looking at them straight in the face?

I might. The need to reserve bus numbers for hot-plug looks like
a quick way to waste all 256 bus numbers.

> each PHB has an
> additional id, then each PHB can have up to 256 buses.

Try not to think of him as a PHB with an extra id. Lots of people
have weird collections. If your boss wants to collect buses, well,
that's his business. Mine likes boats. It's not a big deal, really.

(Did you not mean your pointy-haired boss has mental problems?)


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