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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4, v3] Physical PCI slot objects
On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 04:02:38PM -0800, Kristen Carlson Accardi wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 13:31:47 -0800
> Gary Hade <garyhade@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > FYI, the node contains 2 hotpluggable PCIe slots and 5
> > non-hotpluggable PCIe slots but 'pci_slot' only exposed
> > the 2 hotpluggable slots. This does not appear to be due
> > to a 'pci_slot' driver problem since I looked at the DSDT
> > and SSDT and found that there are currently no _SUN methods
> > for the non-hotpluggable slots.
>
> Thanks for testing Gary. I would think this situation would be the
> common case, since I doubt most firmware writers would bother to
> implement _SUN for non-hotpluggable slots -- at least on other DSDT
> I've seen this has been the case as well.

Yea, I was also not surprised although features such as
Alex working on may provide some motivation to change that.

Gary

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