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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6] remove PCI_BRIDGE_CTL_VGA handling from setup-bus.c
On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 03:53:44PM +0400, Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> The setup-bus code doesn't work correctly for configurations
> with more than one display adapter in the same PCI domain.
> This stuff actually is a leftover of an early 2.4 PCI setup code
> and apparently it stopped working after some "bridge_ctl" changes.
> So the best thing we can do is just to remove it and rely on the fact
> that any firmware *has* to configure VGA port forwarding for the boot
> display device properly.

What happens when there is no firmware?

I'm sure this code would not have been added had there not been a reason
for it. Do we know why it was added?

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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