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SubjectRe: [osrc-patches] [PATCH] x86: Add PCI IDs for AMD Barcelona PCI devices
On Sat, 12 Jul 2008 06:56:15 +0200
Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:

>
> * Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com> wrote:
>
> > Ingo, what about this patch. Could you apply it somewhere to the
> > tip tree? I will then fix all hardcoded device entries in the code.
>
> i suspect we could do it if the include/linux/pci_ids.h modification
> is fine with Jesse - it appears the maintenance policy right now is
> for everyone to add to include/linux/pci_ids.h on an as-needed basis:
>
> $ git-log-line linus..linux-next include/linux/pci_ids.h
>
> # 1126de5: Merge commit 'mmc/next'
> # bd3b052: Merge commit 'galak/powerpc-next'
> # edf0e24: powerpc/85xx: Add support for MPC8536DS
> # 34f80b0: bnx2x: Add support for BCM57711 HW
> # d3bca0e: sdhci: support JMicron secondary interface
> # 4ae127d: Merge branch 'master' of
> master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ # da65b53e4: Merge
> branch 'master' of master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ #
> da57e6983: tg3: Add 5785 ASIC revision
>
> Which would normally go fine and not create conflicts because the
> modifications are distributed randomly over that file.
>
> I'd suggest for you to send it together with the clean up patches, so
> that the context is clear.

actually lately for most cases it seems the plan isn't to add to
pci_ids.h, but just do the PCI ID directly. It's not like a #define
adds any kind of information.
Vendor ID's otoh still happen (but obviously AMD is there since
forever.)



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