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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 1/4] PCI legacy I/O port free driver - Introduce pci_set_bar_mask*()
    On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 03:03:56PM +0900, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >Kenji Kaneshige <kaneshige.kenji@jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
    > >
    > >>This patch introduces a new interface pci_select_resource() for PCI
    > >>device drivers to tell kernel what resources they want to use.
    > >
    > >
    > >It'd be nice if we didn't need to introduce any new API functions for this.
    > >If we could just do:
    > >
    > >struct pci_something pci_something_table[] = {
    > > ...
    > > {
    > > ...
    > > .dont_allocate_io_space = 1,
    > > ...
    > > },
    > > ...
    > >};
    > >
    > >within each driver which wants it.
    > >
    > >But I can't think of a suitable per-device-id structure with which we can
    > >do that :(
    > >
    > >
    >
    > My another idea was to use pci quirks. In this approach, we don't
    > need to introduce any new API. But I gave up this idea because it
    > looked abuse of pci quirks.
    >
    > Anyway, I try to think about new ideas we don't need to introduce
    > any new API.

    What about pci_enable_device_bars() ?

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