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SubjectRe: RFC: PCI hotplug resource reservation
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scottm@somanetworks.com said:
> However, in my quest to avoid duplicating the piles of resource
> manipulation code in the Compaq and IBM hotplug drivers, and use the
> PCI API in the fashion of the Cardbus driver, I've had to implement an
> idea mentioned to me by David Woodhouse at OLS, namely boot-time PCI
> resource reservation.

ISTR I referred to that as an evil hack.

Is there any particular reason why you can't assign random bits of address
space to cards and simply fix up the bridges accordingly so that
transactions for that range are forwarded?

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dwmw2


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