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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/pci: add pci=skip_isa_align command lines.
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:45 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
> * Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel.send@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > [PATCH] x86/pci: add pci=skip_isa_align command lines.
> >
> > so we don't align the io port start address for pci cards.
> >
> > also move out dmi check out acpi.c, because it has nothing to do with
> > acpi. it could spare some calling when we have several peer root
> > buses.
>
> i like this feature, and i've applied your patch to x86.git for testing,
> but i'd like to hear what the ACPI and PCI guys think about this.
>
> Also, we should try as hard as possible to make it a blacklist instead
> of a whitelist? It would be cool to support more PCI cards/devices on
> all new(-ish) systems by default and if we didnt have to maintain the
> DMI whitelist for eternity. (a whitelist will always be incomplete and
> will lag behind reality)

yeah, blacklist is more good. that limitation is quite old...

YH


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