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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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