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    SubjectRE: [PATCH] add PCI ROMs to sysfs

    One issue with x86 quirk in this patch.
    The actual sysfs entries are created during the PCI bus scan.
    But, pci_fixup_video() gets called later during device_initcalls.
    So, PCI_ROM_SHADOW is kind of ineffective now.


    >-----Original Message-----
    >[] On Behalf Of Jon Smirl
    >Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2004 12:24 PM
    >To: Greg KH; Jesse Barnes; Benjamin Herrenschmidt
    >Cc: Martin Mares;; Alan
    >Cox; Linux Kernel Mailing List; Petr Vandrovec; Benjamin Herrenschmidt
    >Subject: Re: [PATCH] add PCI ROMs to sysfs
    >I can put together a new patch later tonight that reverts to the old
    >size scheme. It was more complicated since you need to allocate each
    >I'll attach a newer version that incorporates a little feedback about
    >creating a function to remove the attribute for devices that don't want
    >to expose the ROM.
    >Alan Cox had concerns about copying the ROMs for those devices that
    >don't implement full address decoding. I'm using kmalloc for 40-60KB.
    >Would vmalloc be a better choice? Very few drivers will use the copy
    >option, mostly old hardware.
    >BenH said he would check it out on ppc but I haven't heard from him
    >Jesse, did you notice that the quirk for tracking the boot video device
    >is x86 only? I believe this needs to run on ia64 and x86_64 too. How do
    >we want to do that? It will do the wrong thing on architectures that
    >don't shadow video ROMs to C0000.
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