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    SubjectRe: [patch 2.5] 2-pass PCI probing, generic part
    >>>>> On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 20:46:26 +0300, Ivan Kokshaysky <> said:

    Ivan> As discussed, this patch splits PCI probing into 2 phases.
    Ivan> 1. Do the full bus enumeration, collect identification info for
    Ivan> all devices, call early fixup routines. At this stage we
    Ivan> can solve two kinds of problems:
    Ivan> - turn off devices generating PCI traffic, so we'll be
    Ivan> safe in the phase 2 (USB DMA case);
    Ivan> - allow alternative probing methods for devices that
    Ivan> cannot be safely probed by generic code (powermac I/O ASIC).
    Ivan> 2. Sizing the BARs. Now it's possible to disable the device
    Ivan> being probed, which should fix ia64 case. Note that we
    Ivan> don't need to keep the device disabled when sizing ROM
    Ivan> base register, as we probe with ROM-enable bit cleared.

    Sounds good (haven't tested the code yet, but it looks fine to me).

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