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    SubjectRe: Opterons and setting the pci bus master bit
    Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Gwe, 2005-09-30 at 13:10 -0400, Mark Hounschell wrote:
    >>everything is fine. When we connect the same chassis to an Intel P4 box
    >>everything is fine. It looks like it is the kernel that sets this bit
    >>because we have never set it in any of our drivers, yet on the intel
    >>boxes it gets set. Why would this bit not be set when the chassis is
    >>connected to an Opteron. We are running 32-bit mode BTW. I am using a
    >>2.6.11.9 kernel. Is this a motherboard problem or could this be a kernel
    >>problem?
    >
    > If your device needs to bus master you need to call
    > pci_set_master(pci_dev). The bus mastering setup prior to that really
    > depends on the BIOS and phase of the moon.
    >
    > See Documentation/pci.txt
    >
    > Alan
    >
    >

    Ok, thats what I'll do then.

    Thanks for the info.
    Mark



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