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SubjectRE: PCI: check szhi when sz is 0 when 64 bit iomem bigger than 4G
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From: Andrew Morton [mailto:akpm@osdl.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 1:53 PM

>It has no changelog. We're still waiting for a complete description of
the
>patch: why it is needed, what it does, how it does it. Please provide
>that.

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For pci mem resource that size is bigger than 4G, the sz returned by
pc_size will be 0.
So that resource is skipped, and register contained hi address will be
treated as another 32bit
resource. We need to use sz64 and pci_sz64 for 64 bit resource for clear
logical.
Typical usages for this: Opteron system with co-processor and the
co-processor could take
more than 4G RAM as pre-fetchable mem resource.
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YH


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