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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.13-rc2] yet another fix for setup-bus.c/x86 merge
On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 03:07:56AM +0400, Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> There is a slight disagreement between setup-bus.c code and traditional
> x86 PCI setup wrt which recourses are invalid vs resources that are
> free for further allocations.
> Precisely, in the setup-bus.c, if we failed to allocate some resource,
> we nullify "start" and "flags" fields, but *not* the "end" one.
> But x86 pcibios_enable_resources() does the following check:
> if (!r->start && r->end) {
> printk(KERN_ERR "PCI: Device %s not available because of resource collisions\n", pci_name(dev));
> return -EINVAL;
> which means that the device owning the offending resource cannot be
> enabled.
> In particular, this breaks cardbus behind the normal decode p2p bridge -
> the cardbus code from setup-bus.c requests rather large IO and MEM windows,
> and if it fails, the socket is completely unavailable. Which is wrong, as
> the yenta code is capable to allocate smaller windows.
> Signed-off-by: Ivan Kokshaysky <>

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

Thanks Ivan for finding this so quickly.

greg k-h
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