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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI: Always set prefetchable base/limit upper32 registers
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 01:52:03PM -0800, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> if HW state that reg is only 32bit pref,
> why should we care about the upper 32bit?

pref_mem64 describes the resource, not the HW.

All the PCI specs define Type 1 configuration space with Prefetchable Memory
register as 64-bit. Even if the Type 1 (PCI Bridge) HW ignores this register.
See "7.5.3. Type 1 Configuration Space Header" of PCI EXPRESS BASE

> looks like that your bridge device need quirk to clear that so called
> upper 32bit for it.

Hrm...I don't think this is a quirk. PCI spec defines 64-bit PrefMem
window register regardless of what type of resource we program into it.


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