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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/2] pci: don't assume pref memio are 64bit -v3
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On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 6:05 PM, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:49:18 -0700
> Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>> Jesse Barnes wrote:
>> > On Wed, 22 Apr 2009 15:37:04 -0700
>> > Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
>> >
>> >> one system with 4g installed ( there is 1g hole)
>> >>
>> >> when 4G installed.
>> >> BIOS put ACPI etc need the hole
>> >> [    0.000000] BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
>> >> [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009bc00
>> >> (usable) [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820: 000000000009bc00 -
>> >> 00000000000a0000 (reserved) [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820:
>> >> 00000000000e3000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved) [    0.000000]
>> >> BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 00000000bffa0000 (usable)
>> >> [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820: 00000000bffa0000 - 00000000bffae000
>> >> (ACPI data) [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820: 00000000bffae000 -
>> >> 00000000bfff0000 (ACPI NVS) [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820:
>> >> 00000000bfff0000 - 00000000c0000000 (reserved) [    0.000000]
>> >> BIOS-e820: 00000000fee00000 - 00000000fee01000 (reserved)
>> >> [    0.000000] BIOS-e820: 00000000ffb00000 - 0000000100000000
>> >> (reserved) [    0.000000]  BIOS-e820: 0000000100000000 -
>> >> 0000000140000000 (usable) so in kernel resource will be reserved
>> >> for 0xbffa0000 - 0xbfff0000 for ACPI 0x100000 -  0xbffa0000 for
>> >> RAM...
>> >>
>> >> and BIOS set
>> >> [    0.240007] pci 0000:00:01.0: bridge 64bit mmio pref:
>> >> [0xbdf00000-0xddefffff] [    0.237102] pci 0000:01:00.0: reg 10
>> >> 32bit mmio: [0xc0000000-0xcfffffff] that is conflict with reserved
>> >> res. so it can not be reserved Kernel.
>> >>
>> >> then Kernel try to get range from 0x140000000 ( above the RAM, 5G
>> >> and above 4g) and set let the bridge to use it, and ATI cards to
>> >> use it.
>> >>
>> >> but the problem is that ATI only support 32bit ...
>> >
>> > So Ivan's patch didn't work for you for this problem?  I was
>> > planning on applying it, but it would be nice to get some test
>> > results first.
>>
>> looks like Ivan patch still has some problem.
>
> Can you be more specific? :)  I'd like to get this resolved properly as
> well, and I think the principles Ivan outlined are the right ones to
> follow...
>

to check the BAR support 64bit or not should be read from
pci_read_bases and pci_bridge_read_bases...

aka Ivan's patch logic is some kind of wrong.

YH
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