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SubjectRe: Going beyond 256 PCI buses

Albert D. Cahalan writes:
> >> /proc/bus/PCI/0/0/3/0/config config space
> >
> > Which breaks xfree86 instantly. This fix is unacceptable.
>
> Nope. Keep /proc/bus/pci until Linux 3.14 if you like.
> The above is /proc/bus/PCI. That's "PCI", not "pci".
> We still have /proc/pci after all.

Oh I see.

Well, xfree86 and other programs aren't going to look there, so
something had to be done about the existing /proc/bus/pci/* hierarchy.

To be honest, xfree86 needs the controller information not for the
sake of device probing, it needs it to detect resource conflicts.

Anyways, I agree with your change, sure.

> Did you somehow miss when Linus scolded you a few weeks ago?

You mean specifically what?

Later,
David S. Miller
davem@redhat.com

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